Thursday 20 August 2020

Photos of August Flowers in my Cornwall Garden


A few August photos from my garden. The flowers above are at the front of the house. The trees in the background are on the opposite side of the road.

The lily is from the back garden, as are most of the other flowers.

There seems to be a bit of an unintentional pink theme this year, next are petunias. We over did these flowers as well this year.

Maybe too many dahlia as well - but they are easy to grow. We just leave them in the ground and up they come every year - providing you keep your fingers crossed!

Here we go again, but this dahlia has gone bonkers this year. The flower is higher than a five feet plus high fence. Not sure why, maybe it wants to be a tree - we all have our dreams!

Yes, another dahlia but a pompom variety, all neat and tidy.

Thought I'd better look up to the sky to find something a bit different.

Back to earth.

 Something else that isn't quite pink.

Okay, another dahlia, but it's not pink. I quite link the pastel tints.

Not sure what this is called, again it comes back every year to say hello.

A fuchsia, which again winters okay in Cornwall's mild climate.

Our passion fruit plant, passiflora, still has a few flowers - and very pretty they look.

Thanks for the visit.

See also:
An Abundance of Wild Flowers at The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall

My Cornwall Garden Flowers: 16 Photos


  1. You have some wonderful flowers in your garden Mike, the Dahlias are lovely. I'm jealous that you can leave them in the ground all year round, they wouldn't survive here.

    1. Thank you David. Since taking the photos we have had some heavy rain and winds, which have unfortunately spoilt some of the flowers.
      The pink cacti dahlia must have been in place for over ten years. Other that having to give it some support it is very little trouble.

  2. If there was ever a year to overdo beautiful and bright flowers, this is it! Wonderful selection! All beautifully photographed. Today we visited a sunflower field, very common around here but always lovely. They were almost finished for the season. The roadside wildflowers were lovely, mostly yellow this time of the year.

  3. Hello Ann. I would love to see a field of sunflowers, nothing like that locally. There have been some attractive wild flowers on the roadside here too. Always lovely to see. We have probably spent more time in our garden this year because of the virus, which, to a degree, is still controlling our lives.



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