Echinacea purpurea Purple coneflower

Look at the pollen on this guy

Echinacea purpurea Eastern purple coneflower (Su,M,A,N) 2 – 3 ft H x 1 – 2ft W. Pinkish purple daisy-like blooms in mid summer on single flowering stocks. Flower center is burnt orange spikes that become dark seed heads in fall. Dark green leaves and stems have course hair. Stems remain upright throughout winter and seed… Continue reading Echinacea purpurea Purple coneflower

Golden Creeping Jenny Bloom

Lysimachia nummularia in bloom

Who knew Lysimichia nummulaira ‘Aurea’ bloomed?   What a lovely bloom it is! Well I suppose you would if you read about it on Wikipedia, you wouldn’t have known looking at my garden!  For as long as mine has been happily growing under a silver maple it had never bloomed until this year.  A year of… Continue reading Golden Creeping Jenny Bloom