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Blues in the Autumn

Wood's Blue aster

Wood’s Blue aster

Blues in the autumn strike a different mood from that of  the traditional expectation of reds and golds of the fall. And yet, there are many blues in the autumnal palette.

Perennial ageratum

Perennial ageratum with dahlias

The very blue perennial ageratum, or mistflower have tumbled in the heat to embrace the dahlias.

Russian sage

Russian sage, perovskia

Some may call it a shade of lavender, but I consider my Russian sage a part of my autumnal blues.

Asters

Asters

If I allow lavender Russian sage I will also allow purple asters. I love asters in any color.

Is your garden blue in the fall?

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