These Rudbeckias are the only sort of sunshine about at the moment. This morning, for about three hours, it looked like Indian summer had started as it was warm and sunny for the first time in at least a fortnight. This afternoon I had justed loaded the car for yet another trip to the dump when the heavens opened again. While I was down there exciting thundering and lightning started up and now we're back to gloom and wet. In the brief break and before my camera batteries gave out, I managed .
Now that the wild arum is in fruit it has lost all its leaves.
Potentilla 'Monarch's Velvet' is a gorgeous colour.
Just two of my lovely sedums.
This little shrub, Fuchsia 'Lottie Hobby' is smothered with tiny thumbnail sized flowers. It's very hardy; I've had it in flower in December.