Garden Blogger Bloom Day November 2009November 15, 2009
There’s still fall foliage color in the garden to accompany the straggling bloomers.
Soon winter bloomers like Witch Hazel and Sasanqua Camellias will be showing their stuff. In November, I thoroughly enjoy the many berries brightening on Cotoneasters, Sarcococcca, a neighbor’s Mountain Ash, and our Arbutus unedo. Flowers are at a minimum. Still, I invite you to enjoy with me a few of the sturdiest still blooming through downpours, heavy hail and a few November breezes.
The Cerinthe featured here is a lovely cool season annual that appears in my garden year after year — in Spring and in Fall. Years ago, when I was studying horticulture I brought home one plant that is parent to the many that have shown up in our garden. Each season I watch for the tiny grey-green-purplish seedlings, carefully lifting them from their random locations to create masses of succulent color just where I want it.More November Bloomers: