Tag Archives: Wildflowers

Last and First

The last of the flowers are gone for this Autumn and Winter is fast approaching. In my list of Wildflowers the last plant to be in flower – on around November 11, is Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana An unusual characteristic is that it flowers after it's leaves have died. Each flower with it's 4, very […]


Many years ago a college professor said that when the asters started to appear he knew Autumn was on the way. At the time, I didn't appreciate the usefulness of using flower cycles as a seasonal clock, but as I have grown to know more of such things, I too now recognize their appearance as […]