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What’s in Bloom September 9, 2019

Lovers of black-eyed-Susan and panicle hydrangeas will not be disappointed this week. 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. Even as the season begins to wind down, there is still plenty of color!

Entrance Walk:
Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ – giant hyssop
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ – panicle hydrangea
Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’ – sweet coneflower

Founders’ Grove and Café:
Clethra alnifolia ‘Sixteen Candles’ – summersweet
Hylotelephium ‘Autumn Joy’ – sedum

Lerner Garden of the Five Senses:
Anemonopsis macrophylla – false anemone
Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’ – summersweet
Gentiana ‘True Blue’ – gentian
Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Blue River II’ – rose mallow
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’ – panicle hydrangea
Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’ – bigleaf ligularia
Lobelia siphilitica – great lobelia
Monarda ‘Claire Grace’ – beebalm
Monarda ‘Prärienacht’ – beebalm
Phlox paniculata ‘Danielle’, ’David’, – garden phlox
Pycnanthemum pilosum – downy mountain mint
Rosa ‘BAIrage’ – Easy Elegance All the Rage Rose
Rosa ‘Nearly Wild’ – rose
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – black-eyed susan
Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’ – sedum, stonecrop
Thalictrum rochebruneanum – meadow rue

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

Woodland Garden:
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’ – panicle hydrangea

Cleaver Event Lawn and Gardens:
Actaea simplex ‘Brunette’ – bugbane
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 ‘Bokrathirteen’ – Sweet Summer panicle hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Dvppinky’ – Pinky Winky panicle hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Interhydia’ – pink diamond hydrangea
Monarda punctata – spotted bee balm
Peroskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’ – Russian sage
Phlox paniculata ‘Danielle’, ‘David’, ‘Franz Schubert’ – garden phlox
Veratrum formosanum – black false hellebore

Great Lawn and Ledge Gardens:
Eutrochium maculatum ‘Gateway’ – Joe-pye-weed
Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ – rose mallow
Lilium ‘Black Beauty’ – lily
Phlox paniculata ‘Miss Elie’ – garden phlox
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia subtomentosa ‘Henry Eilers’ – sweet coneflower
Thalictrum rochebrunianum – giant meadow rue
Vernonia noveboracensis – New York ironweed
Vitex ‘Shoal Creek’ – chaste-tree

Bosarge Family Education Center Gardens:
Aconitum uncinatum – blue monkshood
Eryngium yuccafolium – rattlesnake-master
Helenium hybrida ‘Ruby Tuesday’ – sneezeweed
Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ – sunflower
Heliopsis ‘Bressingham Doubloon’ – false sunflower
Heuchera villosa ‘Autumn Bride’ – hairy alumroot
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
Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta – lesser catmint
Clematis x ‘Rooguchi’ – clematis
Clethra alnifolia – summersweet
Clethra alnifolia ‘September Beauty’ – summersweet
Echinops ritro – globethistle
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 ‘Brido’ – Snowflake oakleaf hydrangea
Hylotelephium cauticola ‘Lidakense’ – stonecrop
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:
Clethra alnifolia – summersweet
Corydalis lutea – fumitory
Dicentra eximia – fernleaf bleeding heart
Eutrochium fistulosum – hollow Joe-pye weed
Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ – sunflower
Lobelia cardinalis – cardinal flower

Vayo Meditation Garden:
Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan’ – purple coneflower

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
Origanum ‘Rosenkuppel’ – ornamental oregano
Perovskia atriplicifolia – Russian sage
Rosa ‘Polareis’ – rose
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

Butterfly House:
Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’ – giant hyssop
Chelone glabra – turtlehead
Echinacea purpurea – coneflower
Lobelia cardinalis – cardinal flower
Phlox paniculata ‘Younique Bicolor’ – garden phlox
Pycnanthemum muticum – mountain-mint
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – black-eyed Susan

Visitors Center:
Allium senescens var. glaucum – German garlic
Aster divaricatus ‘Eastern Star’ – white wood aster
Chelone glabra – turtlehead
Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ – coneflower
Echinacea Lemon Drop™ – coneflower
Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Twister’ – coneflower
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Le Vasterival’ – Great Star™ panicle hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’ – panicle hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Little Lamb’ – panicle hydrangea
Hylotelephium ‘Autumn Joy’ – sedum