Today for pink Saturday I am showing you the last pink flower to bloom in my garden actually the last two pink flowers to bloom. The first is my hot pink phlox which I wait patiently for [well actually anxiously] because it really doesn't bloom till the last week of August and then it is such a hot pink that you would think it would be a heat lover of July. Above is what it looks like in the garden and then in a bouquet below with other late flowers.It is a wonderful cut flower and if you need me to I will find out the name of this cultivar. I positively would not do without it in my garden!
And before I say goodbye I want to make sure you all have sedum in your garden. This cultivar is called Matrona which means " grandmother " and is a wonderful pink all the way till November. Enlarge this photo and you will notice all the bees gathering their pollen to make honey for the winter.
The flowers we choose for our gardens, like everything else in our lives, are not arbitrary and this one certainly is not. My sister wanted me to have Matrona because, of my three sisters, I was the first to become a grandmother. A title I affectionately wear with pride and honor. Enjoy your weekend and the last delicious days of summer. Make wonderful memories with the children in your life, you will never be sorry. Blessings Meg