Seedhead Sunday

Scott at Rhone Street Gardens had the idea of posting a picture of seedheads on every Sunday. The inspiration was well-timed, as fall and winter are the seasons for seedheads in the garden. I was struck by some of the seedheads  I saw in the garden this afternoon, so I’ve decided to shamelessly imitate Scott’s idea.


Let’s start with some Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum). What more can I say about this native grass? It is a monarch among grasses.


One more picture of the Switchgrass.


And now, for something completely different: Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum).


Finally, let’s conclude with some Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata).

That’s all for now. Have a great week!

47 Comments on “Seedhead Sunday”

  1. Lovely! In my early days of gardening, I was like an immature teen, thinking only blooms were beautiful. But I’ve come to appreciate the beauty of seedheads and especially enjoy them covered in snow–not that I am wishing for snow yet!! Beautiful photo of the switchgrass.

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