Week of August 31, 2012

 Abies concolor

The Chanticleer Overlook with views to Abies concolor, The White Fir.

Photo by Lisa Roper
 Acalypha wilkesiana 'Marginata Bronze'

The red foliage of Acalypha wilkesiana 'Marginata Bronze' relates to the pink flowers of Melinus nerviglumus 'Savannah', beneath the jagged leaves of Melianthus major on The Pool Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Hanging Baskets

Willow baskets with orange flowered Tropaeolum majus 'Golden Moon' below, Manihot esculenta 'Variegata' on the right, and golden variegated Coprosma 'Taupata Gold' on the left, hang along The Chanticleer House Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Chanticleer House

A rich tapestry of foliage color and texture enhance the gardens around The Chanticleer House.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

The Tennis Court Garden as seen from above, with red Lagerstroemia indica [Dynamite] still blooming and the tawny seedheads of Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' weaving throughout.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cut Flower Garden

Zinnias, Sunflowers, Anemone x hybrida 'Richard Ahrens', and Eustoma grandiflorum, commonly called Lisianthus, bloom in The Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Okra flower

An Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) flower blooms in The Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
 Gravel Garden

A Verbascum stands sentry duty in the Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Oenothera freemontii

Trough with yellow Oenothera fremontii, and the red edged Kalanchoe thrysifolia in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Gaillardia aristata 'Oranges and lemons'

Gaillardia aristata 'Oranges and Lemons' blooms under a shower of Panicum capillare on The Rock Ledge.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Scilla scilloides

Scilla scilloides, a late blooming Asian bulb blooms near Verbascum foliage on The Rock Ledge.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Minder Woods

Aster divaricatus on the left and Begonia grandis var. evansiana 'Alba' on the right, line a path in The Minder Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Wayne Art Center Exhibit

Greenhouse Construction

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