Week of August 13, 2010

Container on the Pool Terrace

Mandevilla 'Sunmandecrim', Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelii' with a red foliage Hibiscus in a container on the Pool Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Sium sisarum

Sium sisarum (skirrett or crummock), a root vegetable, growing in the Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Tiger swallowtail on Tithonia  speciosa 'Torch'

Tiger swallowtail feeds on Tithonia speciosa 'Torch' at the edge of the Minder Woods.

Photo by Laurel Voran
Pond view

A view of the Pond beyond the Lotus; a nice interplay of Thalia dealbata and Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'.

Photo by Erin McKeon
the Bumble Bee's flight

Coming in for a landing on Nelumbo 'Mrs. Perry D. Slocum'.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Mariel Tribby with a Tigger Melon

Intern, Mariel Tribby cradles a Tigger Melon, grown in her personal vegetable garden.

Photo by Laurel Voran
Lobelia cardinalis

Bird like flowers of Lobelia cardinalis at the pond.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Variegated Sweet Flag

Nymphaea 'Texas Dawn' floating next to Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'.

Photo by Erin McKeon

Sunflowers begin to open in the Serpentine.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Mussaenda erythropylla

The red flag bush, Mussaenda erythrophylla is a stunner near the main restrooms.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Dianthus 'Unique'

Clove scented Dianthus 'Unique' adds interest to a trough container in the gravel garden..

Photo by Laurel Voran
Dahlia 'Mystic Spirit'

Dahlia 'Mystic Spirit' is visited by a busy bee.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Vernonia noveboracensis

New York Iron Weed, Water Canna and Joe-pye Weed by the pond.

Photo by Joe Henderson

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