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Week of October 19, 2012

Cut Flower Garden

View of Cut Flower Garden from under Cercidiphyllum japonicum.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Iris 'Sunny Disposition'

Iris 'Sunny Disposition' and Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza' Brush Off Last Weekend's Frost for a Fall Hurrah.

Photo by Doug Croft

Soft clouds of pink Muhlenbergia capillaris and tan Panicum capillare soften the hill above The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Doug Croft

Doug Croft assists the Associated Services for the Blind with fall cuttings at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center.

Photo by Doug Croft
Impatience omeiana

Impatiens omeiana, a hardy impatiens from China, blooms in The Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
 Chanticleer Terrace Garden

Cycas revoluta and Phormium 'Sundowner' put on their show above the balustrade at the Chanticleer Terrace Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Brugmansia versicolor

Brugmansia versicolor blooms outside the Sun Porch.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Quercus alba

Quercus alba trained on The Ruin wall.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Chanticleer Gravel Terrace

Agave attenuata 'Light of Day' grown in an urn, is surrounded by an array of silver leaved plants (Centaurea gymnocarpa; Lavandula x intermedia), purple flowering Salvia 'Ultra Violet' and the glowing orange Leonotis leonurus (dwarf form) in The Chanticleer Gravel Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' catches the early light above the wall in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Dahlia 'Mrs. I. De Ver Warner'

Dahlia 'Mrs. I. De Ver Warner', an heirloom dahlia from a Kentucky farmhouse, blooms near The Entry Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Entry Pavillion

Passiflora violacea (form #3) trails through Gomphrena 'Fireworks' at The Entry Pavillion.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Previous Weeks

What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

Take a look at last seasons Highlights to help plan your visit this season...

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday


10am - 5pm

Friday Evenings


Open until 8pm.
Due to limited parking, we cannot accommodate groups on Friday evenings.

Early Openings in 2018


The garden will open at 8:00am on
July 7th, August 4th, September 1st,
October 6th, and November 3rd during the 2018 season.

Full Parking Lot


Our parking lot holds 120 cars and can fill on weekends and Friday evenings. Please car pool and understand once we reach capacity, you will need to wait until the parking staff directs you to an open spot or plan to visit at a non-peak time.

News & Events

Woody Plant Conference


The conference will be held at
Scott Arboretum on
Friday, July 20, 2018.
For more information see the
Woody Plant Conference website.

2018 Season Passes Now Available


Now available for purchase
2018 Season Passes!

The Art of Gardening


Chanticleer's book,
The Art of Gardening, is available at book sellers everywhere, including Amazon.

Chanticleer In the News


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The New York Times,
Chicago Tribune, Garden Design,
St. Catharines Standard, and FlipKey by Trip Advisor.

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