Week of August 20, 2010

Tiger Flower

Tigridia pavonia, the Mexican shell flower or Tiger Flower.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Cut Flower Garden

Cut Flower Garden Observed from the Vegetable Garden fence.

Photo by Doug Croft
A view from the bottom of the Pond

A view from the bottom of the Pond.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Ratibida columnaris

Drought tolerant Ratibida columnaris blooms in the gravel garden.

Photo by Laurel Voran
Autunm Beauty

A cacophany of color fills the serpentine as Autunm Beauty Sunflower opens.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Ananas nanus

The mini pineapple, Ananas nanus blooms in the Teacup Garden.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Echinacea 'Tomato Soup'

The arbor sports an Echinacea 'Tomato Soup'.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Agastache rupestris

Agastache rupestris blooms in the Gravel Garden.

Photo by Laurel Voran
Ripe pollen

Ripe pollen on a big blue stem.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Angelica gigas

Angelica gigas attracting bees in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Helianthus annuus 'Double Shine'

Helianthus annuus 'Double Shine' in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Globba winitii

Globba winitii commonly called mauve dancing ladies, blooms in the Teacup Garden.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Pycnanthemum muticum

Pycnanthemum muticum offers extremely aromotic (minty) folilage.

Photo by Laurel Voran

Dahlias of all shapes and colors bloom on the hillside of the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Perennials at the Pond

Late season mix of perennials at the ponds.

Photo by Joe Henderson
Perennials at the Pond

Boehmeria spicata, shows off it's pinking shear-like foliage along the Asian Woods path.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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