Week of October 5, 2012

Mandevilla [Sun Parosol]

Mandevilla [Sun Parasol®] grows around the lions fountain on The Chanticleer Terraces.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Raphaela Buzbee Arrangment

Flowers from the Cutting Garden, arranged by Chanticleer Intern, Raphaela Buzbee in the restroom.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Ceropegia ampliata, commonly called Bushmans Pipe, a succulent from South Africa, trails from a planting pocket in the Ruin Garden Wall.

Photo by Lisa Roper
'Lunch Lady' gourd

'Lunch Lady' gourd and 'Magic Beanstalk' runner bean ramble along the Vegetable Garden Fence.

Photo by Doug Croft
Two Wheel Bugs

Two Wheel Bugs (Arilus cristatus) prepare for fright night in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Winter Shrub border

Aster laevis 'Bluebird' fills the Winter Shrub border with a soft purple which contrasts with the yellow fall color of Pseudolarix amabilis, The Golden Larch.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cosmos bippinatus 'Rubenza'

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza' adds fall color to the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Kosteletzkya virginica

Kosteletzkya virginica, a seaside Mallow, is equally at home at the edge of Bell's Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cut Flower Garden

Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome', Zinnia 'Ruffles Mix' and the towering Amaranthus 'Golden Queen' provide lots of late season color.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Salmon colored Dahlia [Mystic Spirit] = 'Best Bett' and a seedling deep red Dahlia grow with burgundy Salvia splendens 'Paul' and purple Salvia leucantha 'All Purple' in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Tricyrtis formosana, Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' and the seed heads of Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' catch the sun in The Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Red Dwarf Grain Sorghum

Red Dwarf Grain Sorghum winds its way through the Serpentine Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Amaranthus cruentus 'Tower Red'

Amaranthus cruentus 'Tower Red' rivals the Sunflowers.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Nicotiana sylvestris, Salvia leucantha 'All Purple', Cosmos sulphureus 'Bright Lights' bloom beneath the tall culms of Arundo donax 'Variegata' in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Books, carved out of stone, adorn the walls of the Ruin Garden.

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

End of Season

The garden will remain open until Sunday, November 4th, 2018.
Opening day for the 2019 season will be March 27th.

Early Openings in 2018

The garden will open at 8:00am on November 3rd for our last early opening of the 2018 season.

Full Parking Lot

Our parking lot holds 120 cars and can fill on weekends and busy days. 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

Perennial Plant Conference

The conference will be held at
Scott Arboretum on Friday,
October 19, 2018.
For more information see the Perennial Plant Conference website.

2019 Season Passes Now Available

Now available for purchase –
2019 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

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

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