What’s in Bloom 2021

August 17, 2021

What’s in Bloom: Week of September 13, 2021

Seven-son flower, Heptacodium miconioides, Spelman Rd.

Hairy alum root, Heuchera villosa ‘Autumn Bride’, Hazel Path

Japanese anemone, Anemone hupehensis, several locations

Panicle hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata, several locations

Summersweet, Clethra alnifolia, many locations

Azalea, Rhododendron ‘Lemon Lights’, Fountain Ave.

Compact lobelia, Lobelia, ‘Crystal Palace’, Story Chapel

Marigold, Tagetes sp., Story Chapel

Russian sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia, Hyacinth Path

Rose-of-Sharon, Hibiscus syriacus, several locations

Yellow waxbells, Kirengeshoma palmata, Lawn Ave.

Gerbera daisy, Gerbera sp., Asa Gray garden

False sunflower, Heliopsis helianthoides, Asa Gray garden

Aster, Aster laevis ‘Bluebird’, Asa Gray garden

Aster, Aster ‘Raydon’s Favorite’, Asa Gray garden

Mountain fleece, Persicaria amplexicaulis, Asa Gray garden

Fleeceflower, Persicaria affinis ‘Superba’, Asa Gray garden

Appalachian mountainmint, Pycnanthemum flexuosum, Asa Gray

Verbena, Verbena bonariensis, Asa Gray garden

Leopard plant, Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’, Asa Gray garden

Balloon flower, Platycodon grandiflorus, Asa Gray garden 

Phlox, Phlox ‘Jeana’, Asa Gray garden

Pickerelweed, Pontederia cordata, Willow Pond

Water lily, Nymphaea odorata, Willow Pond

Sweet William, Dianthus barbatus ‘Rocking Red’, Ash Ave.

 ‘The Fairy’ rose, Rosa ‘The Fairy’, @ Sphinx

Rose, Rosa sp., several locations

Butterfly bush, Buddleia cv., Ash Ave.

Blue gentian, Gentiana sp., Ash Ave.

Bee blossom, Gaura lindheimeri, Ash Ave.

Coneflower, Echinacea sp., Ash Ave.

Goldenrod, Solidago sp., Mountain Ave.

Hyssopleaf thoroughwort, Eupatorium hyssopifolium,         Mountain Ave.

Northern blazing star, Liatris sp. Mountain Ave.  

Branched coneflower, Rudbeckia triloba, Mountain Ave.

Hawkweed, Hieracium caespitosum, Mountain Ave.

Butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa, Mountain Ave. 

Franklin tree, Franklinia alatamaha, Fir Ave.

Purple Emperor sedum, Sedum ‘Purple Emperor’, Fir Ave.

Blue leadwort, Ceratostigma plumbaginoides, Laburnum Path

Baneberry, Actaea simplex ‘Pink Spike’, Beech Ave.

 ‘Rose Creek’ abelia, Abelia xgrandiflora ‘Rose Creek’ Field Rd.

Autumn joy sedum, Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’, @ Flagpole

Orange coneflower, Rudbeckia fulgida, Rosebay Ave.

Creeping lilyturf, Liriope spicata, several locations

Clematis, Clematis ‘Betty Corning’, Clematis Path

Magnolia, Magnolia xsoulangiana ‘Lennei’, Indian Ridge Path

Spiraea, Spiraea japonica ‘Alpina’, Admin. bldg.

Stonecrop, Sedum sp., Admin. bldg.

Butterfly bush, Buddleia ‘Nanho Purple’, Azalea Path 

Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea, Azalea Path 

Aster, Eurybiaa divaricata, Azalea Path

New York ironweed, Vernonia noveboracensis, Azalea Path

Threadleaf coreopsis, Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’, Azalea Path

Meadow sage, Salvia nemerosa ‘Blue Hill’, Azalea Path

 ‘Knockout’ rose, Rosa ’Radrazz’, Spelman Rd.

Geranium, Geranium sp. several locations

New Guinea impatiens, Impatiens sp., Several locations

Daylily, Hemerocallis sp., several locations

Oakleaf hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia, several locations

Cardinal flower, Lobelia cardinalis, Greenhouse garden

Delphinium, Delphinium sp., Greenhouse garden

Sunflower, Helianthus sp., Greenhouse garden

Speedwell, Veronica spicata Greenhouse garden

German statice, Limonium sp., Greenhouse garden

Cosmos, Cosmos sp., Greenhouse garden

Star tickseed, Coreopsis pubescens ‘Sunshine Super’, Greenhouse

Obedient plant, Physostegia virginiana, Greenhouse garden

Anise hyssop, Agastache sp., Greenhouse garden

Sea holly, Eryngium alpinum, Greenhouse garden

Globe amaranth, Gomphrena sp., Greenhouse garden

Snapdragon, Antirrhinum sp., Greenhouse garden

Hosta, Hosta sp., several locations  

Shrubby cinquefoil, Potentilla sp., Hyacinth Path

Pink-flower indigo, Indigofera amblyantha, Linden Path


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