This is the Autumn Moon from early Summer to Fall.
This is Autumn Moon in its Fall finery .
Fer at My Little Garden in Japan invited us to post on favorite plants.
During Springfling Chicago 2008 more than 50 garden bloggers from across the U.S. visited my garden and were smitten , as was I, by my Autumn Moon Maple ( Shirasawanum 'Autumn Moon ' ) . It reigns supreme as one of my all-time favorites.
Brunnera macrophyella ' Jack frost '
Even when not in bloom the gorgeous foliage of Jack Frost Brunnera is outstanding and makes a bold statement.
Clematis 'Bee's Jubilee '
Want a gorgeous show from a climbing vine throughout the summer? I had Bee's Jubilee blooming in November this year. Its an outstanding repeater.
Viburnum carlesii 'korean spice '
For Spring fragrance and Fall color its hard to beat Korean spice viburnum.
And for flavor, the perfect fruit tree for a small garden is the Asian Pear. It tops out at 15 feet and bears an abundance of delectable fruit. Unlike the Western variety of pears this one is firm, juicy and keeps for a long time.
The list is endless so I'll finish by saying that the Knockout rose shrub is without peer when it comes to long blooms ( June -November ), disease resistance and fussy-free.