rose mallow

Joe Pye w painted lady butterfly (Vanessa cardui) in Beaverton, Ontario, August 2017. (Photos by Stephen Westcott-Gratton).

Super-sized flowers for late summer

Stephen Westcott-Gratton

Cooler zones are already beginning to get subtle hints that autumn is coming. Flowers for late summer include spotted Joe Pye weed and common rose mallow.