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Beautiful Late Bloomers

13 Oct

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Look at the progress in our problem corner!

This purple-flowering late bloomer is a Smooth Aster “bluebird” –one of the butterfly plants I planted earlier this year. It’s a host for migrating monarchs, who tend to pass through this area later in the season.  (October does seem very late, though)

 

 

I love the contrast of the goldenrod next to the other flowering plants we got from a donor.  -Denise

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  1. Solidago L. (Goldenrod) | Concord Village EarthLab - June 14, 2014

    […] common name goldenrod, is a perennial plant that blooms with yellow flowers August through October. It can crossbreed with other plants, and […]

  2. What’s In Our Butterfly Garden: August ’14 Edition | Concord Village EarthLab - August 6, 2014

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