Nothing Specifically September

 Nothing specifically September for Bloom Day.  Roses, as they are ten months of the year, are the stars.  
'Prospero' looks like a Frisbee sailing across the garden.
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I was more intrigued by the background for 'Ambridge Rose' than by the rose.
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'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria' looks appropriately September--a sun-scorched and weary survivor.
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The latest greatest Hydrangeas bloom on and on, long enough for us to get a little--only a little--tired of them.
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This is likely the last of the Dahlias for the year.  I'll cut them all down soon.
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 The Drakensberg daisy continues to thrive.
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Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender' has finally started to bloom again.  It stopped right after I planted it.  That's okay--I took most of summer off, too.
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Lastly, Echeveria 'Black Prince', I suppose this one might be specifically September.
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The beautiful crimson of the flowers is apparent in a close up look:
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Happy Bloom Day!  Visit May Dreams Garden Blog to see what's blooming in gardens around the world on this day in September.

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  1. You have some beautiful photos posted today. Nice. Jack

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  2. your Echeveria 'Black Prince' is ahead of ours in the Uk, they tend to be Oct - November here.

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    1. I looked back (blogs are nice for that) and see it was a September bloomer in '11 and in '09. Nights are just starting to cool off here, I wonder if that's the trigger, or is it the shorter days?

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  3. That second photo looks like it should be a painting! That BG is gorgeous and the flower so beautifully delicate. Very very lovely! I should pick up a P. 'Mona Lavender'. They look so great this time of the year. Lovely shots!

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    1. Thank you Deanne. I really, really like that Plectranthus.

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  4. Speaking about growing tired of long flowerers, I got a case of pink fatigue with my pink Drakensberg gerberas and pulled them out. Now I'm scouring nurseries for the orange/peachy variety. Let me know if you see any out your way. What amazing plants they are.

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    1. Roger's had plenty of them on Thursday.

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