Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden

The tidying up is going slowly and so I thought today should be more about enjoyment – isn’t that what this is about?  So, my Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden is indulgent!

1.I enjoy red and the Bergenias ‘Abendglut’ and ‘Silberlicht’ are both starting to reward me, alongside Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’. The sedums came from Beth Chatto many years ago before she was a household name, and possibly the white bergenias originated from her as well.

Bergenia 'Silberlicht'
Bergenia ‘Silberlicht’
Sedum 'Autumn Joy'
Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

2.Yellow always makes me feel cheerful and so I am enjoying the yellow leaves of the Roseraie de L’Haye and the seed heads of the Stipa Gigantea. And they look especially good in some sunshine!

Roseraie de L'Haye
Roseraie de L’Haye
Stipa in Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden
Stipa Gigantea

3.I love the Red-Gold in the leaves of the Canary Bird, seen against the light. This rose was cut down two years ago so that we could paint the house and it has more than bounced back.

Canary Bird in Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden
Canary Bird

4.The seed heads of the Japanese Anemones continue to provide pleasure.

Seed heads in Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden
Japanese Anemone seed heads

5.And the Silvers in the Curry Plant and the Euphorbia remind me of the winter to come.

Euphorbia in The Fortnight Garden
Euphorbia ‘Silver Swan’
Curry Plant in Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden
Curry Plant

6.Finally, in this Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden, I love the bottle brushes of Penisetum!

Penisetum
Penisetum

And around all that enjoyment I have cut down, composted, and planted a tub of bulbs! I hope my Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden finds favour with The Propagator!

10 thoughts on “Six on Saturday in The Fortnight Garden

    1. Oh my goodness! How very kind of you! I just wanted to share how much I love these beautiful things; I don’t have your gardening knowledge but I try to be kind to my plants

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