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What’s in Bloom – June 20, 2018

Entrance Walk:
Aesculus x carnea ‘Ft. McNair’ – red horse chestnut
Benthamidia japonica var. chinensis ‘Samzam’ – Japanese dogwood
Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’ – sweetshrub
Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ – sweetshrub
Chionanthus virginicus – fringetree
Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris – climbing hydrangea
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diabolo’ – ninebark

Founders’ Grove:
Heuchera ‘Fandango’ – coralbells
Iris ‘Spartan’ – iris

Lerner garden of the Five Senses:
Achillea ‘Moonshine’ – yarrow
Allium ‘Globemaster’ – ornamental onion
Amsonia ‘Blue Ice’ – blue star
Calycanthus floridus ‘Michael Lindsey’ – sweetshrub
Clematis addisonii – Addison’s leather flower
Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Feuerhexe’ – cheddar pinks
Iris laevigata ‘Variegata’ – variegated iris
Nymphaea ‘Fire Crest’ – pink waterlily
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Do Tell’ – peony
Paeonia ‘Bartzella’ – Itoh peony
Paeonia ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ – Itoh peony
Paeonia ‘Sanoma Amethyst’ – peony
Primula japonica – primrose
Rosa ‘Nearly Wild’ – rose
Salvia argentea ‘Hobbit’s Foot’ – sage
Salvia nemerosa ‘Caradonna’ – meadow sage
Salvia x sylvestris ‘Mainacht’ – sage
Symphytum x uplandicum ‘Axminster Gold’ – comfrey
Syringa komarowii – lilac
Syringa pubescens ssp. patula ‘Miss Kim’ – lilac
Weigela ‘Alexandra’ – weigela

Slater Forest Pond:
Astrantia ‘Hadspen Blood’ – masterwort
Cypripedium reginae – showy lady’s slipper
Magnolia sieboldii – oyama magnolia
Primula x bullesiana – primrose
Rhododendron ‘White Lightning’ – azalea
Tradescantia ‘Bilberry Ice’ – spiderwort

Woodland Garden:
Anemone sylvestris – anemone
Arisaemas – Jack-in-the-Pulpits
Benthamidia japonica ‘Madison’ – Japanese dogwood
Cypripedium kentuckiense – lady’s slipper
Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’ – geranium

Cleaver Event Lawn and gardens:
Amsonia hubrichtii – Arkansas blue star
Baptisia australis – blue false indigo
Baptisia x bicolor ‘Starlite’ – baptisia, false indigo
Benthamidia japonica selections – Japanese dogwoods
including ‘Moonbeam’, ‘Moonsplash’, ‘Gold Cup’, ‘Autumn Rose’, ‘Schmred’ (Heat Throb)
Chionanthus virginicus – fringetree
Dictamnus albus – gas plant
Gillenia trifoliata – bowman’s root
Salvia ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ – sage
Verbascum phoeniceum ‘Flush of White’ – mullein

Great Lawn and Ledge Gardens:
Aesculus pavia – red buckeye
Anthemia ‘Susanna Mitchell’ – marguerite daisy
Baptisia ‘Carolina Moonlight’ – false indigo
Baptisia ‘Cherries Jubilee’ – false indigo
Baptisia ‘Purple Smoke’ – false indigo
Digitalis grandiflora – yellow foxglove
Eschscholzia californica – California poppy
Geranium ‘Tiny Monster’ – geranium
Lupinus ‘Russell Red,’ ‘Russell Pink’ – lupine
Magnolia ‘Porcelain Dove’ – magnolia
Magnolia sieboldii ‘Colossus’ – oyama magnolia
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Pink Cameo’ – common garden peony
Paeonia ‘Sanoma Welcome’, ‘Pastel Sunrise’ – Itoh peony
Papaver orientalis ‘Princess Victoria Louise’
Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ – lilac sage
Salvia x sylvestris ‘Blauhuegel’ – sage

Bosarge Family Education Center Gardens:
Amsonia ciliata ‘Spring Sky’ – blue star
Anemone sylvestris – anemone
Baptisia ‘Midnight’ – false indigo
Cypripedium reginae f. albolabium – white showy lady’s slipper
Iris versicolor – northern blue flag
Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker Red’ – beard-tongue
Rhododendron calendulaceum hybrid – flame azalea

Harold & Bibby Alfond Children’s Garden:
Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’ – yarrow
Alchemilla mollis – lady’s mantle
Allium christophii – Star of Persia onion
Allium ’Globemaster’ – onion
Alium schubertii – tumbleweed onion
Amsonia ‘Blue Ice’ – bluestar
Amsonia hubrichtii – Arkansas bluestar
Calycanthus ‘Venus’ – sweetshrub
Corydalis elata – blue corydalis
Geranium ‘Jolly Bee’ – geranium
Geranium ‘Tiny Monster’ – geranium
Geranium x magnificum – pruple cranesbill
Gillenia trifoliata ‘Pink Profusion’ – bowman’s root
Lonicera sempervirens ‘Major Wheeler’ – trumpet honeysuckle
Magnolia ashei – ashe’s magnolia
Paeonia ‘Julia Rose’ – Itoh peony
Paeonia ‘Singing in the Rain’ – Itoh peony
Salvia nemerosa ‘Caradonna’ – sage
Sarracenia purpurea – pitcher plant
Sisyrinchium angustifolium ‘Lucerne’ – blue-eyed grass

Haney Hillside Garden:
Amsonia hubrichtii – Arkansas blue star
Corydalis lutea – yellow fumitory
Dicentra eximia – fernleaf bleeding heart
Gillenia trifoliata ‘Pink Profusion’ – bowman’s root
Gillenia trifoliata – bowman’s root
Kalmia latifolia – and cultivars – mountain laurel
Iris versicolor ‘Kermesina’ – northern blue flag
Lupinus perennis – lupine

Vayo Meditation Garden:
Ajuga reptans ‘Alfredda’ – bugleweed
Enkianthus cernuus f. rubens
Iris gracilipes var. alba – crested iris

Burpee Kitchen Garden:
Allium ‘Pink Jewel’ – onion
Allium ‘Purple Rain’ – onion
Thalictrum aquilegiifolium ‘Thundercloud’ – meadow-rue
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Duchesse de Nemours’ – garden peony

Arbor Garden:
Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’ – yarrow
Astrania major – masterwort
Allium christophii – Star of Persia
Allium ‘Purple Caila’ – onion
Clematis ‘Multi Blue’ – clematis
Geum rivale ‘Flames of Passion’ – avens
Indigofera kirilowii – indigofera
Kniphofia uvaria ‘First Sunrise’ – red-hot-poker
Magnolia sieboldii ‘Michiko Renge’ – oyama magnolia
Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’ – honeysuckle
Nepeta faassenii ‘Walker’s low’ – catmint
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Doreen’ – garden peony
Paeonia lactiflora ‘Krinkled White’ – garden peony
Paeonia ‘Border Charm’ – Itoh peony
Paeonia ‘Pastel Splendor’ – Itoh peony
Rodgersia sambucifolia – Rodgers flower
Rosa ‘Blanc Double de Courbert’ – rose
Rosa ‘Therese Bugnet’ – rose
Rosa ‘KORsineo’ – rose
Rosa ‘Pierette’ – rose
Rosa ‘Polareis’ – rose
Rosa ‘Radtko’ – double knockout rose
Rosa ‘Robusta’ – rose
Rosa spinosissima – Scotch rose
Rosa ‘Wasagaming’ – rose
Weigela florida ‘White Knight’ – weigela

Giles Rhododendron and Perennial Garden:
Benthamidia japonica ‘Beni Fugi’, ‘Gold Cup’, ‘Satomi’ – Japanese dogwoods starting
Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’ – deutzia
Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fugi Blue’ – dragonhead
Rhododendron ‘Catawbaiense Album’
Rhododendron ‘Chionoides’
Rhododendron ‘English Roseum’
Rhododendron ‘Firestorm’
Rhododendron ‘Polarnacht’
Rhododendron ‘Purpureum Elegans’
Rhododendron ‘Seabreeze’
Rhododendron yakushimanum
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum ‘Mariesii’ – viburnum
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum ‘Summer Snowflake’ – viburnum