Autumn's Colors in my Front Garden
Most of the trees have lost their leaves after a gorgeous show in November, here in northwest Oregon. True to form, my Twombly's Red Sentinel, acer palmatum has kept it's dainty leaves and is now dazzling us with a fantastic display of red.
|Acer palmatum, Twombly's Red Sentinel|
|acer palmatum 'Twombly's Red Sentinel'|
Such a pretty tree. It's been a lovely addition to my small, postage stamp sized front yard. This is it's time to shine.
Another plant that is shining in autumn color is my Calluna Vulgaris 'Firefly'.
|Calluna Vulgaris 'Firefly'|
This variety of summer heather has been amazing to watch every season as it's colors change. I'm in awe of the coral pink tips. So pretty.
|Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'|
Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy' has deep gold color, adding to the show.
|Euphorbia 'Ascot Rainbow'|
When I look at my group of euphoribia 'Ascot Rainbow', I almost giggle. They remind me of pineapples from a distance with their cute little red tops.
|Helleborus Spring Promise 'Elly'|
And finally, what feels early, are blooms from helleborus orientalis 'Elly'. The buds began to show color at end of October. I'm afraid the blooms won't be at their finest this year.
Finally, just a couple photos' of often overlooked friends providing colorful fall foliage
|Cornus sericea 'Red Doiser'|
|Geranium 'Max frei'|
I hope you are enjoying your fall colors! Wising my friends in the USA a Happy Thanksgiving!