Thursday, September 29, 2011

More fall flowers....

There's something sort of bittersweet about the last flowers of summer and early fall....

Asters abound....
and come in many colors...
some flowers have one last bloom like these mallows...
and these cardinal flowers....
There are a few small sunflowers still blooming, looking lovely against a backdrop of goldenrod...
and then there is this flower, that I don't know the name of....
but which is so beautiful....

This is the time to get out and enjoy the last of the flowers....some will be around a few weeks longer but sadly most will be gone by mid October...

7 comments:

  1. Hi Mary!

    your pictures are lovely! I love the pink ones! Unbelievably my rambling rose is still blooming. I was really happy about that this morning :)

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  2. Glorious fall flowers! Great shot of the asters. Many of mine are still blooming too. Your last flower is perennial gladiolus, Gladiolus murielae.

    Thanks,
    Nanina

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  3. What pretty flowers! Love the colors:)

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  4. Beautiful flowers and a good reminder for me to take note of the beauty around me a bit more often!

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  5. Your mystery flower is also called, or used to be called, Acidanthera, a member of the lily family - and it has the most wonderful fragrance when you get in close!

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  6. thanks for the info, everyone--aren't they just glorious?

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