Posted by: ktzefr | October 10, 2012

What is this? Autumn blooms and mystery seeds…

I found this seed pod in my holly bushes.  Every summer a wild vine appears winding its way through the holly bushes and covering the tops with its heart-shaped leaves and clusters of tiny white flowers that the bees and butterflies love.  I allow the vine to grow all summer and remove it from the bushes in the autumn.  Does anyone know what it is?

Seed pod from wild vine; Photo:KFawcett

 

The leaves are still green, for the most part, but I have a burst of autumn color in my garden.

Mums; Photo:KFawcett

 

“Autumn Joy” Sedum; Photo:KFawcett

 

Mexican heather; Photo:KFawcett

These yellow flowers sprung up from sunflower seeds that fell beneath the bird feeder.  They look like mini sunflowers.

Sunflowers; Photo:KFawcett

 

I still have several buds on the moonflower vine.  Each flower blooms suddenly and lasts for less than a day. 

Moonflower; Photo:KFawcett

 

What’s still blooming in your garden?

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