Friday, October 31, 2014

End of Month View, the Last Round before Frost

We don't have frost predicted but a low of 34º Saturday night is close enough. Here's some of the best of what's left, on today's rounds.

Brugmansia, a Last Look

Gulf Muhly, two different beds, early morning above, late afternoon below. You have to catch the sun behind it or there's nothing to see.


Salvia leucantha frames a Butterfly Ginger.

There's still plenty of Lantana montevidensis, both Lavender and white. Frost will hardly faze it until there's a hard freeze. I tend to pull things like Melampodium when it looks weary rather than see it blackened by a freeze. 

Meems of Hoe and Shovel posted on Facebook about Gulf Muhly and asked if we grow it successfully and under what conditions. I'll make another Gulf Muhly post and a grass post soon. Dee of Red Dirt Ramblings has a new post on Tropical Plants in the Garden and is interested in what we plant and how things go -- I have some tropicals that she plants and many that she didn't list. That's another post to make, you too?




1 comment:

  1. You do very well with tropicals Jean. My pink muhly grass is in bloom right now and is a favorite of mine.

    Happy November ~ FlowerLady

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