We thought we would capture a moment in time and share with you a glimpse of the Summer season that has been at Woodside Plants. So far 2021 has given us lower than average temperatures and a whole lot of rain - over 660mm!! Many of our grasses looked magnificent in their somewhat drenched conditions standing taller than ever. On the other hand our recently planted "dry" Mediterranean garden struggled to get moving. Below are some of our favourite pictures we snapped over the last few months.
Our driveway border of Miscanthus 'Adagio' looking at its finest.
Raindrops lingering after a downpour - Panicum 'Lama Rossa'
Fluffy little guys aren't they - Pennisetum alopecuroides
The deepest of blue - Agapanthus 'Margaret Ollie'. Both Agapanthus and ornamental grasses grow wonderfully well together in wet spots. After all our rain they performed beautifully this Summer.
Warm, peachy orange tones of Agastache 'Forever Summer Tangerine'
Sunset moment amongst our stockbeds. Miscanthus 'Cabaret' set with a backdrop of flowering Miscanthus 'Capriccio'
Helenium 'Dunkle Pracht' is one of our all time favourite perennials. With blazing deep red flowers they performed particularly well this year.
Helenium 'Zimbelstern'. After many years of collecting Heleniums we had a bumper year of prolific flowering in the Helenium beds
Capturing the evening light filtering through. The iridescent plumes of Pennisetum alopecuroides provide great impact