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Second Flush Flowering

I was mooching round the garden yesterday, camera in hand, looking for something to blog about today, when I spotted this Campanula which has decided to come into flower again.  They start flowering in the early summer and that is it, why should this year be different - who knows?  But this caused me to look more closely to see what else had decided to give a second flush.
New growth on the Delphiniums for a start.  What is going on?  Normally, once they have finished flowering I cut them down, and they disappear till the following year.  Not this year, they are pushing out new foliage, which looks bright and fresh against the surrounding plants.  I doubt much else will happen with it as it is far too late in the year - but what a nice surprise.

The Pyracantha too have decided to put on a beautiful display for late summer.

They certainly bring a little sunshine to the dull days.

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  1. Lovely and all those berries sure look nice.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

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  2. I think that anything at this time of year is a bonus! If we get good weather, and no frosts, then it should continue well into October. xx

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  3. It is always so nice when they give us a few more blooms to enjoy. Look at all of those berries.Just wonderful. The birds are going to love you this fall and winter. LOL!

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  4. It is just a shame the berries are edible - at least I don't think they are!

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  5. Those bright green leaves of the delphs are so pretty! And how nice of your campanulas to come 'round one more time.

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  6. same here! Campanulas...nasturtiums growing from seed and some roses still putting on new growth! This weather has been confusing for them...

    Pyracantha is growing on me :) I will take a pic of my red one too...(my holly tree as well)..

    I am slowly maturing from herbaceous perennials to evergreen and deciduous shrubbery....

    Love your yellow one!

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