Artemesia and Allium.  Silver Wormwood or Western Mugwort (Artemisia ludoviciana), native to the western US. Large bushy plant with aromatic leaves with soft silvery undersides and small red-brown flowers. Unlike most other wormwoods that have no culinary uses, mugwort is used to season the stuffings of duck, pork, and game. Medicinal: digestive stimulant, vermifuge, bitter tonic, mild nervine, and menstrual tonic.

Allium spaerocephalum (Drumstick Allium) and Silver Wormwood (Artemisia ludoviciana). Its plum colored blossoms combine beautifully with many colors in the garden and are spectacular paired with silver foliage.

Sanguisorba officinalis

burnet Sanguisorba officinalis 'Red Thunder': , good with grasses.Position: full sun or partial shade Soil: poor-to-average, moist, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: June to September Flower colour: red Hardiness: fully hardy

Late Bloomers at the Toronto Music Garden. Persicaria "Firetale"

Three Dogs in a Garden: Late Bloomers at the Toronto Music Garden

Knautia

Knautia Macedonica Flowers virtually all summer with little deadheading, but…

Knautia

Popping up from the High Line’s planting beds are the deep red blooms of Mars Midget pincushion plant. This long bloomer will be on-view through the fall. Photo by Beverly Israely

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