Admiration and respect for the survival of this Miltassia/Bratonia hybrid Orchid (above photo) despite my wretched care. I am in awe. It is defiant, yet not a weed. Bravo, baby!
Anemone x hybrida 'Pretty Lady Emily':
The Anemone hybrid giveaway from Portland Fling endures as well. I placed it in probably the dampest part of the garden (there are not many damp spots) where it wanders a bit from year to year. It is now a September event in the garden. In moister climates it can become a garden thug--here in a confined bed in a dry climate, it's been a lady.
Aloe 'Cynthia Gitty':
Aloe 'Cynthia Gitty' has been a neighborhood battleground for the hummingbirds all month. Clever hummer girl above hid herself from the roving fiercely territorial males by staying low.
Nasty heat has put gardening on hold all week. Blogging perfunctory; it has been a week indoors. A cool-ish weekend is predicted, followed by yet more heat next week. Summer, please let go.
Heat is not a favorite
See an array of September favorites and links to more at Danger Garden.