Week of July 23, 2010

Scadoxus multiflorus

Scadoxus multiflorus brightens up the Teacup Garden with bursts of orange-red flowers.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Scadoxus multiflorus

Scadoxus multiflorus, commonly called the Blood Lily hails from South Africa but is doing very well in the Teacup Garden with Hemigraphis alternata and Aeonium 'Zwartkop'.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Rhodendron prunifolium

Frothy flowers of Rhodendron prunifolium on the Wildflower slope.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Hydrangea 'Blue Wave'

Hydrangea 'Blue Wave' displays it's lacecap flowers along the Asian Woods path.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Cosmos atrosanguineus, the chocolate cosmos blooms in the railing of the Tennis Court Garden steps.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Abelmoschus esculentus

Abelmoschus esculentus ‘Hill Country Red’ ... better known as “okra” in the Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Stone work

Doug Randolf carves a rustic bench out of granite.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Agave victoriae-reginae

Upon close inspection hundreds of insects pollinate the tiny, lily-like flowers of Agave victoriae-reginae in the Teacup Garden.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Tussock Caterpillars

Milkweed Tussock Caterpillars finishing off their lunch.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Gaillardia 'Oranges and Lemons'

Gaillardia 'Oranges and Lemons', Ipsomopsis rubra,and Cosmos sulphureus in the Winter Shrub Border.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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