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Friday Favorites: Late Bloomers

September 14th, 2018

This time of year I’m always thankful for late blooming plants. In particular, I like varieties of favorite plants that happen to bloom later than most of their family members. Take this hosta ‘Bridegroom’, not only does it have stunning fine, whorled foliage all summer, it starts blooming when all other hosta blooms have been long gone.

I got this beauty at Hidden Gardens a few years ago and am so happy I picked it up. The plant is just getting mature, which means it’s time to split it to make more of these beauties to grace the garden. I’ll definitely be looking around the garden and trying to figure out where I want to add color at this specific time of the year.

Do you have any favorite varieties that bloom later than others? What’s blooming in your garden that you’re enjoying now?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.