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What’s in Bloom This Week

Giles Rhododendron Garden:
Hostas all coming into bloom!
Anemone coronaria ‘Mr Fokker’
Rhododendron
Thalictrum flavun ssp. Glaucum
Geranium Gerwat aka ‘Rozanne’
Astilbes are popping
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
Echinacea purpurea
Stokesia ‘Color Wheel’

Burpee Kitchen Garden & Environs:
Helianthus ‘Buttercream’
Amaranthus cruentas ‘Hot Biscuits’
Echinacea ‘Milkshake’
Petunia ‘Indian Summer’
Solanum pycnanthemum – aka Porcupine Tomato
Cucurbita maxima Galeux D’ Eysines
Tropaeolum majus ‘Spitfire’

Cleaver Event Lawn:
Boatloads of Echinacea and Astilbe all abloom
Digiplexis “Illumination Flame’ & ‘Illumination Raspberry’
Liatris ‘Floristan Weiss’
Petunia ‘African Sunset’ – Juicy color! Must see!

Woodland Garden:
Hosta ‘Lakeside Shore Master’ and ‘Frances Williams’
Geranium ‘Sue Crug’ — Cranesbill
Angelonia ‘Dangeloni4’ – Alonia White Angelonia
Hellebores
Veratrum formosanum

Norweb Entrance Garden:
Zantedeschia ‘Edge of Night’ – Calla Lily (In Containers)
Hemerocallis – Daylily
Clematis ‘Zorero’ – I am Red Robin Clematis

Alfond Children’s Garden:
Dahlias – Rose Dinnerplate Mix, and Yellow Passion’ Dinnerplate.
Invincibelle spirit smooth hydrangea and ‘A.G. Annabelle’
Ligularia japonica – Japanese Ligularia
Acanthus hungaricus – Bear’s Breeches
Clematis ‘Polish Spirit’
Leucanthemum X superbum ‘Becky’ – Shasta Daisy
Digitalis ferruginea – Rusty Foxglove
Lots of different Dalylillies around Blueberry Pond: Hemerocallis varieties include ‘French Tudor,’ ‘Boothbay Delight,’ ‘Notify Ground Crew,’ ‘Fairy Tale Pink,’ and ‘Baja’

Lerner Garden and Forest Pond:
Shasta Daisies
Geranium ‘Pink Penny’ – Cranesbill
Hemerocallis cvs. – Daylily
Helenium ‘Mardi Gras’ – Sneeze Weed
Rudbeckia ‘Goldstrum’ – Black-eyed Susan
Gentiana ‘True Blue’

Perennial and Rose Garden
Coreopsis ‘Route 66’ and ‘Red Satin’
Hemerocallis ‘Chicago Knockout’ and citrina
Echinaceas purpurea ‘Magnus’ and purpurea ‘Virgin’
Gomphrena QIS Formula Mix
Ptilotus nobilis ‘Joey’
Delphinium elatum ‘Blue Lace’
Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’
Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’
Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’
Eryngium planum ‘Blue Hobbit’ and planum ‘Blue Glitter’
Allium sphaerocephalon
Agastaches ‘Black Adder,’ cana ‘Rosita,’ and ‘Blue Blazes’ are all in bloom
Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’

Great Lawn
Hemerocallis in bloom include ‘Hyperion,’ ‘Hush Little Baby,’ and citrina
Echinaceas in bloom include ‘Kim’s Knee High,’ purpurea ‘White Swan,’ ‘Balsomsed,’ ‘Evan Saul,’ x hybrida ‘Balsomcor,’ ‘Balsomselo,’ purpurea ‘Pica Bella,’ and ‘Hot Papaya’
Stachys officinalis
Thalictrum rochebruneanum
Physostegia virginiana – Obedient Plant
Aesclepias curasava
Filipendula rubra ‘Venusta’
Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra ‘Sommersonne’
Silybum marianum

Haney Hillside:
Dicentra – bleeding hearts still in flower
The Haney Hillside and Vayo Meditation Garden are lush and spectacular!

Visitor Center Entrance Walkway:
Phygelius x rectus ‘Devil’s Tears’ – cape fuchsia
Canna ‘Phaison’ Bengal Tiger
Lavandula ‘Phenomenal’
Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’