Archive for June 29, 2016


aconitum monkshead

Aconitum – Monkshood

Above: Featured Image, Aconitum, courtsey wikimedia commons Aconitum is a tall, erect perennial that blooms in the  fall garden and adds valuable blue colors to contrast with the hot colors of autumn.  Everything about Aconitum is incredible. The...

rudbeckia black eyed susans

Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia)

Black-eyed Susans are so floriferous and distinctive that they are easily recognized by gardeners in the Northern Hemisphere. Their broad branched clumps of golden daisies with brown cones are long-blooming, offering a late summer, constant color intensity that...