What’s in Bloom 2021

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Fragrant snowbell, Styrax obassia, Primrose Path

Japanese lilac, Syringa reticulata, several locations

Kousa dogwood, Cornus kousa, many locations

Japanese spiraea, Spiraea japonica ‘Alpina’, Admin. Bldg.

Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia, many locations

Hosta, Hosta ‘Empress Wu’, Story Chapel

Tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, several locations

Linden, Tilia sp., several locations

Northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa, Spirea Path

Common privet, Ligustrum vulgare, several locations

Washington hawthorn, Crataegus phaenopyrum, Central Ave.

Astilbe, Astilbe sp., Asa Gray Garden

Garden Treasure peony, Paeonia ‘Garden Treasure’, Asa Gray

Fox tail lily, Eremurus sp., Asa Gray Garden

Yarrow, Achillea ‘Moonshine’, Asa Gray Garden 

Columbine, Aquilegia sp., Asa Gray Garden

Mountain fleece, Persicaria amplexicaulis, Asa Gray Garden

Snowball viburnum,Viburnum plicatum ‘Grandiflorum’ Asa Gray  

Verbena, Verbera bonariensis, Asa Gray Garden

Upright wild ginger, Saruma henryi, Asa Gray Garden

Deutzia, Deutzia gracillis, several locations

Elderberry, Sambucus canadensis, Halcyon Ave.

Black-leaf elderberry, Sambucus nigra ‘Eva’, Blue Jay Path

Mockorange, Philadelphus sp., Fountain Ave.

Bowman’s root, Gillenia trifoliata, Beech Ave.

Rhododendron, Rhododendron ‘sp.’ several locations

Sweetbay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana, Azalea Path

Wild indigo, Baptisia ‘Carolina Moonlight’, Greenhouse garden

False sunflower, Heliopsis helianthoides, Greenhouse garden

Delphinium, Delphinium sp., Greenhouse garden

Foxglove, Digitalis sp., Greenhouse garden

Pink-flower indigo, Indigofera amblyantha, Linden Path

Siberian bugloss, Brunnera macrophylla, Birch Gardens

Virginia sweetspire, Itea virginica, many locations

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

Peony, Paeonia lactiflora, @ Sphinx, Yew Ave.

Geranium, Pelargonium sp., @ Sphinx

Oak-leaf hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia, many locations

Inkberry, IIex glabra, many locations

Longstalk holly, Ilex pedunculosa, Lime Ave.

Sweet William, Dianthus ‘Rocking Red’, Fountain Ave.

Sedum, Sedum sp., Fountain Ave.

Foam flower, Tiarella cordifolia, Fountain Ave.

Gaillardia, Gaillardia sp., Ash Ave.

Alpine aster, Aster alpina, Ash Ave.

Coral bells, Heuchera sp., several locations

Wild ginger, Asarum canadense Dell Path

Catmint, Nepeta ‘Blue Wonder’, Azalea Path

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

False Indigo, Baptisia australis, Azalea Path

Wild bergamot, Monarda fistulosa, Azalea Path

Lady’s mantle, Alchemilla mollis, Amaryllis Path

Cutleaf stephanandra, Stephanandra incisa, several locations

Sweet shrub, Calycanthus sp. several locations

Linden viburnum, Viburnum dilatatum, several locations

Arrowwood, Viburnum dentatum, several locations   

Bloody cranesbill geranium, Geranium sanguineum, Yew Ave.

Bellflower, Campanula persicifolia, Yew Ave.

Gas Plant, Dictamus albus, Yew Ave.

Bugleweed, Ajuga reptans, several locations

Flame azalea, Rhododendron calendulaceum, several locations

Beardtongue, Penstemon digitalis, Mountain Ave.

Phlox, Phlox sp., Mountain Ave.

Lance-leaf coreopsis, Coreopsis lanceolate, Mountain Ave.

Begonia, Begonia sp., several locations

Soloman’s seal, Polygonatum odoratum, Spruce Knoll

New Guinea impatiens, Impatiens sp., several locations


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