The morning greeted me with downpours of rain and continued until mid-afternoon. This put an end to the nicer days of our Indian Summer, but for several brief shining moments, the sun returned long enough for me to capture some colorful fall images here in Zone 5b.
Fothergilla 'Mt. Airy', Spearmint (Mentha spicata), Weigela florida 'Wine and Roses', and Mountain Bluet (Centaurea montana)
'Prophet Series' Mum and Hosta
A hard rain with no wind causes leaves to simply drop at this Ginkgo's feet, among the hardy Geranium 'Firefly' and Lily Turf (Liriope muscari).