Tag Archives: Miscanthus

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Huron Sunrise’

Ornamental grasses are probably still some of the best looking plants around for late fall. This probably being my favorite – top 3 at least. Off topic a bit. Currently posting this from my phone. I knew there were some … Continue reading

Posted in Fall, Hardy, Mobile | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – October 2010

A few more things still flowering outside this fall Bloom Day. This may be the last outdoor Bloom Day until next March, but that will depend entirely on the weather. If it’s like last year I may still have some … Continue reading

Posted in Bloom Day, Hardy | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Miscanthus purpurascens

“Flame Grass” has never been a favourite of mine, the plumes are not as nice as a lot of other Miscanthus varieties and the fall colour has never blown me away. Here it is though looking about as good as … Continue reading

Posted in Hardy, Mobile | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Outdoor Plants at the Toronto Zoo

Many of the outdoor plantings at the Zoo don’t really take off until around this time of year. Here are a few pictures I took yesterday. Some sort of Pennesetum, possibly ‘Little Bunny’. Large Castor Bean plants outside the front … Continue reading

Posted in Hardy, Toronto Zoo | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Fall highlights

Mostly the classics here. I may have missed the boat on some of the less common ones which have already dropped their leaves – I’ll see what I can do for something more interesting for another post. Spirea betulifolia ‘Thor’ … Continue reading


Posted in Fall, Hardy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment