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What’s in Bloom – September 13, 2018

Hibiscus are amazing and putting on quite a show! Lovers of black-eyed-Susan will not be disappointed this week. And be sure to check out the incredible blue flowers on the various types of gentains. And the very unusual flowers of Tricyrtis or toad lilies are sure to impress. Ornamental grasses are looking good and the asters are starting to open.

Entrance Walk:
Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ – giant hyssop
Hibiscus ‘Cherry Cheesecake’ – rose mallow
Hibiscus ‘Jazzberry Jam’ – rose mallow
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ – panicle hydrangea
Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’ – sweet coneflower

Founders’ Grove:
Hylotelephium ‘Autumn Joy’ – sedum

Lerner Garden of the Five Senses:
Cyclamen purpurascens – purple cyclamen
Gentiana ‘True Blue’ – gentian
Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Blue River II’ – rose mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Pink Elephant’ – rose mallow
Lobelia siphilitica – great lobelia
Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’ – ornamental oregano
Phlox paniculata ‘Danielle’, ’David’, ‘Tracy’s Treasure’ – garden phlox
Pycnanthemum pilosum – downy mountain mint
Rosa ‘Nearly Wild’ – rose
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – black-eyed susan
Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’ – sedum, stonecrop

Slater Forest Pond:
Chelone glabra – white turtlehead
Ligularia dentata ‘Britt-Marie Crawford’ – leopard plant
Lobelia siphilitica – great blue lobelia
Tricyrtis macropoda – toad lily

Woodland Garden:
Clematis terniflora – sweet autumn clematis
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ – panicle hydrangea

Cleaver Event Lawn and gardens:
Anemone tomentosa ‘Robustissima’ – grape-leaf anemone
Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ – purple coneflower
Geranium ‘Gerwat’ – rozanne geranium
Geranium ‘Pink Penny’ – geranium
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Diana’ – rose-of sharon
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Marina’ – Blue Satin rose-of-sharon
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Interhydia’ – pink diamond hydrangea
Monarda punctata – spotted bee balm
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Fox Trot’ – fountain grass
Peroskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’ – Russian sage
Phlox paniculata ‘Danielle’, ‘David’, ‘Franz Schubert’ – garden phlox
Veratrum formosanum – black false hellebore

Great Lawn and Ledge Gardens:
Anemone x hybrida ‘September Charm’ – Japanese anemone
Eutrochium maculatum ‘Gateway’ – Joe-pye-weed
Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ – rose mallow
Phlox paniculata ‘Miss Elie’ – garden phlox
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – black-eyed Susan
Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’ – sage
Thalictrum rochebrunianum – giant meadow rue
Vernonia noveboracensis – New York ironweed
Vitex ‘Shoal Creek’ – chaste-tree

Bosarge Family Education Center Gardens:
Aconitum uncinatum – blue monkshood
Cephalanthus occidentalis – buttonbush
Eryngium yuccafolium – rattlesnake-master
Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ – sunflower
Heliopsis ‘Bressingham Doubloon’ – false sunflower
Heuchera villosa ‘Autumn Bride’ – hairy alumroot
Pycnanthemum muticum – mountain mint
Silphium terebinthinaceum var. pinnatifidum – cut-leaf prairie dock

Harold & Bibby Alfond Children’s Garden:
Actaea cordifolia – Appalachian bugbane
Angelica gigas – – Korean angelica
Allium senescens var. glaucum – German garlic
Clematis x ‘Rooguchi’ – clematis
Clethra alnifolia – summersweet
Eutrochium maculatum var. maculatum – spotted Joe-pye-weed
Gentiana clausa – closed gentain
Geranium ‘Gerwat’ – Rozanne geranium
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Notwoodthree’ Blue Chiffon™ – Blue Chiffon hibiscus
Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snowflake’ – oakleaf hydrangea
Liatris microcephala – blazing star
Nepeta subsessilis – Japanese catmint
Nymphaea ‘Gold Medal’ – water lily
Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii – Deam’s coneflower
Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’ – autumn sun coneflower
Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’ – sweet coneflower
Vernonia noveboracensis – New York ironweed

Haney Hillside Garden:
Dicentra eximia – fernleaf bleeding heart
Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ – sunflower
Lobelia cardinalis – cardinal flower

Burpee Kitchen Garden:
Silphium terebinthinaceum var. pinnatifidum – cut leaf prairie dock
Vernonia novaboracensis – New York ironweed

Arbor Garden:
Allium senescens var. glaucum – German garlic
Aster ‘Wood’s Blue’ – aster
Coreopsis tripteris – tall tickseed
Eragrostis spectabilis – purple love grass
Geranium ‘Jolly Bee’ – geranium
Heuchera villosa ‘Brownies’ – coral bell
Hylotelephium ‘T. Rex’ – stonecrop
Perovskia atriplicifolia – Russian sage
Rudbeckia ‘Herbstsonne’ – Autumn Sun coneflower
Silphium terebinthinaceum var. pinnatifidum – cut leaf prairie dock
Verbena bonariensis – verbena

Giles Rhododendron and Perennial Garden:
Hosta ‘Purple Heart’ – hosta
Rhododendron trichostomum – rhododendron