I’m Adrienne Demmer from Madison, Wisconsin. We simply received our first snow, and whereas I’m used to seeing snow on fall leaves, it’s extra outstanding to me to see it on flowers in bloom. Winters are arduous for me, as I miss seeing flowers, however frost and bloom can generally come collectively to make magnificence!
A cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus, annual) flippantly dusted with snow. Cosmos normally collapse on the first frost, so it’s uncommon to appear them sporting a snowy blanket.
Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba, Zones 4–8)
Many roses can continue to grow and blooming after the primary few dips under freezing, so this bud may even nonetheless handle to open and provides a number of extra summery moments earlier than winter units in.
One other rudbeckia (appears like Rudbeckia fulgida, Zones 3–9) in a snowy coat. Many perennials native to the inside of North America are effectively tailored to sudden temperature modifications and may deal with the odd out-of-season snowfall with grace.
A lovely daisy getting in on the snowy motion.
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