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What’s in Bloom This Week

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Giles Rhododendron Garden:
Hostas all coming into bloom! ‘Hadspen Blue’ is especially nice.
Anemone coronaria ‘Mr Fokker’
Rhododendron ‘Weston Sparkler’
Rhododendron ‘Weston’s Innocence’
Rhododendron ‘Milenium’
Rhododendron ‘Seabreeze’
Rhododendron maximum
Thalictrum flavum ssp. glaucum
Geranium Gerwat aka ‘Rozanne’
Astilbes are popping:
A. arendsii ‘White Gloria’
A. arendsii ‘Rock and Roll’
A. ‘Avalanche’
A. simplicifolia ‘Henne Graafland’
A. japonica ‘Touch Of Pink’
A. thunbergii ‘Ostrich Plume’
Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’
Dicentra ‘Burning Hearts’
Iris ensata ‘Emotion’

Bosarge Education Center:
Gillenia trifoliata
Asclepias incarnata ‘Ice Ballet’
Asclepias speciosa
Various Coreopsis hybrids (E.g., Cha Cha Cha)
Eryngium ‘Big Blue’
Rudbeckia hirta
Rosa caroliniana
Diervilla lonicera

Woodland Garden:
Arisaema candidissimum Pink-flowered Form – White-striped Cobra Lily
Geranium ‘Sue Crug’ – Cranesbill
Tiarella ‘Candy Striper’
Angelonia ‘Dangeloni4’ – Alonia White Angelonia
Hellebores
Veratrum formosanum

Norweb Entrance Garden:
Zantedeschia ‘Edge of Night’ – Calla Lily (In Containers)
Benthamida japonica – Japanese Dogwood
Phedimus floriferus ‘Weihenstephaner Gold’ – Orange Stonecrop
Hemerocallis – Daylily

Lerner Garden and Forest Pond:
Iris ensata – Japanese Iris
Helenium ‘Mardi Gras’ – Sneeze Weed
Hemerocallis ‘Strawberry Candy’ – Daylily
Rosa – Several rose cultivars

Burpee Kitchen Garden:
Helianthus ‘Tiger Eye,’ ‘Buttercream,’ ‘Italian White’
Allium sphaerocephalon
Calendula cvs
Agastache cvs
Garlic scapes looking great (tasty as pesto too!)
Nasturtium ‘Spitfire’

Cleaver Event Lawn:
Phlox paniculata ‘Danielle’
Astilbe cvs: large drifts all aflower
Echinacea cvs
Geranium ‘Rozanne’
Thalictrum rochenbrunianum

Perennial and Rose Garden:
-Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’ – Gay-feather
-Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’ – English Lavender
-Achillea ‘Coronation gold’ – Yarrow
-Allium sphaerocephalon – Drumstick Allium
-Eryngium planum ‘Blue Glitter’ – Blue Eryngo
-Delphinium elatum ‘Blue Lace’ – Larkspur
-Echinacea purpurea ‘Virgin’ and ‘Magnum’ – coneflower
-Hemerocalis ‘Hush Little Baby’ – Daylily

Great Lawn Beds:
-Silybum marianum Milk Thistle just starting to bloom!
-Echinacea- ‘Hot Papaya,’ ‘Pica Bella,’ ‘Evan Saul,’ and ‘Balsomcor’ all look great
-Callirhoe involucrata – Purple Poppy Mallow
-Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Sommersonne’ – summer sun false sunflower

Alfond Children’s Garden:
Hemerocalis ‘French Tudor’ Daylily, also ‘Fairy Tale Pink’ and ‘Baja’
Leucanthemum x supernumerary ‘Becky’ – Shasta Daisy
Dahlia ‘Yellow Passion’ – Dinnerplate Dahlias
Hydrangeas – invincible spirit smooth hydrangea
Ligularia japonica
Helenium ‘Moerheim Beauty’ – sneeze weed
Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ – Plantain Lily
Petrorhagia saxifraga – Tunic Flower
Echinacea ‘Rubinstern’ – Ruby Star Purple Coneflower
Digitalis ferruginea – Rusty Foxglove
Clematis ‘Polish spirit’
Rhododendron ‘Weston’s Sparkler’ – Azalea
Veronica ‘Purpleicious’ – Spiked speedwell

Visitor Center Entrance Walk:
Calycanthus x ‘Aphrodite’
Begonia ‘Whopper Red’
Cestrum ‘Orange Peel’
Digitalis
Osteospermum

Haney Hillside:
Ceanothus americanus – New Jersey Tea
Dicentra – Bleeding Heart