These Angelonia’s performed well all summer. The summer started off cooler with much more rain than normal, but for the past three weeks we have had no rain and above normal temps. The flowers have for the most part done well this year. The moon flowers were all volunteers this year and have done fabulous.
I love going out in the late evening or before sunrise to see these beautiful, fragrant flowers. These moon flowers came up right in the middle of our vegetable garden pathways but I walk around them, I’m not going to disturb such lovely and healthy plants. Buds on the moon flowers are interesting as well.
I love the delicate blooms of the surprise lily, the Amaryllis belladonna is always gorgeous.
We have lots of butterflies that spend the summers in our gardens.
The vibrant red of the hibiscus is always a favorite.
Bees and butterflies love the liatris. This is the third year for it.
The tropical blooms of the yellow hibiscus is beautiful also.
The purple bee balm I planted this spring did well and bloomed most of the summer.
I’m looking forward to cooler weather, the changing of leaves and the gardens settle down into the fall and winter ~