Oakleaf Hydrangea

Oakleaf  Hydrangea


Crimson berries, leaves and flowers bring excitement to the garden in October.  As the weather cools, a little visual heat excites.


Pineapple Sage

Pineapple Sage


Shades of red in the autumn and winter garden liven up a fading landscape, infusing fresh energy at the end of the season when we most need it.


Mixed Caladiums with Begonia.

Mixed Caladiums with Begonia “Arabian Sunset’.


We appreciate these flashes of crimson red as days grow shorter and colder.  Soon, only the holly berries will shine brightly  in the snow.  But what a show along the way!





Woodland Gnome 2016



Caladium, 'Cherry Tart'

Caladium, ‘Cherry Tart’


Crimson, cherry, rosy bright;

Melon, scarlet, screaming light.

Tomato, pepper, fiery hot;

Berry, rhubarb, sweet and tart.



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