Electrifying Blue and Purple in September

iPhone photography: blue garden

iPhone photography: blue garden

As summer deepens, progresses, turns towards autumn, my balcony garden turns into shades of blue and purple that bring bumblebees and butterflies to visit. Lavender with bluish-purple flowers and slender, aromatic, grey-green leaves. Mint and chives in purple blossom. The purple haze of Perovskia, Russian sage. Tuscan Calamintha with its cloud of light purple blossoms and its intoxicating scent! Salvia Caradonna, is a real drama queen, with exquisite regal purple flower spikes, on purplish-black stems stained with reddish violet, towering above the foliage! And deep purple, almost black, aubergine ripening. All these electrifying shades of blue and purple...

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