Senescent Beauty

Fri, 2018-11-23 12:51 -- gsparrow
23 Nov
Lola Lloyd Horwitz
Bletilla leaves arching down over Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum'

As we age, looking into the mirror can be a courageous act, whereas a walk into our autumnal gardens is rejuvenating. This article is a walk amongst some of the species that offer senescent beauty between September and deep winter. There are many more, even in my small Brooklyn garden, than can be given their due in these pages, but I want to give at least some of them a momentary focus.

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