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March 2011

Parrotia persica

Parrotia persica, Persian ironwood, brushes off the winter chill. If you have been admiring your witch hazels flowering over the past several months, can you guess which plant family Parrotia falls into?

Photo by Doug Croft
sedums

Winter color on sedums in troughs at the ruin garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Crocus tomasinianus

Crocus tomasinianus opens to the sun.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Iris reticulata

Iris reticulata, in blue and yellow festoon the sunsteps.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Narcissus cantabricus

Narcissus cantabricus, blooms near the pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Adonis amurensis

Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai', glows brightly in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Helleborus niger

Helleborus niger, in the buttercup family, blooms on the wildflowe slope.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Chanticleer Hill

The view from the Chanticleer Hill at sunset.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Crocus tommasinianus

Crocus tommasinianus opens amoungst Narcissus foliage on the Orchard.

Photo by Lisa Roper
cherry tree

Sunset illuminating the branches of a cherry tree at Chanticleer.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Galanthus elwesii

Galanthus elwesii, a snowdrop, brightens up the ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Stewarta seed pods

Stewarta seed pods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Salix chaenomeloides

Salix chaenomeloides, the Japenese pussy willow is backlit at the ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cyclamen coum

Cyclamen coum, a hardy cyclamen from the Mediterranean blooms in late winter.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Previous Weeks

What's in Bloom - 2010 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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