The yellow dahlias are still producing a few flowers each day but now big, orange Sylvia dahlias and golden yellow rudbeckias are the stars of the corner shop basket.

 

 

Rudbeckia ‘Sahara’ adds more subtle colour in shades of bronze and sandy yellow.  Grown from seed this year, this variety is sold as perennial but the plants are so soft and juicy I’ll be surprised if they survive the winter.