This coleus with its purple viens looked wonderful adjacent to the dark purple/black leaves of the ornamental pepper plant. This is one of my fav designs this year where I mixed it with two varieties of Canna and purple petunias!
Taken at the Big E in Springfield, MA in late Sept. Just look at the amazing flush of red from this annual winged Begonias. I really found this plant to be long-lasting, easy, and colorful in my container mix gardens as well this year! Look for Bonfire variety which I love.
This is my very first blog ever! How exciting. Today has been an on/off rain to sun to rain day. The leaves are turning yellow and the temps are cool. Oct is a good time to prepare new perennial beds for next spring’s candidates, and now is the time to mulch any recently transplanted perennials to help avoid heaving when the freeze/thaw cycles occur.