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Week of October 19, 2012

Cut Flower Garden

View of Cut Flower Garden from under Cercidiphyllum japonicum.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Iris 'Sunny Disposition'

Iris 'Sunny Disposition' and Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza' Brush Off Last Weekend's Frost for a Fall Hurrah.

Photo by Doug Croft

Soft clouds of pink Muhlenbergia capillaris and tan Panicum capillare soften the hill above The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Doug Croft

Doug Croft assists the Associated Services for the Blind with fall cuttings at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center.

Photo by Doug Croft
Impatience omeiana

Impatiens omeiana, a hardy impatiens from China, blooms in The Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
 Chanticleer Terrace Garden

Cycas revoluta and Phormium 'Sundowner' put on their show above the balustrade at the Chanticleer Terrace Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Brugmansia versicolor

Brugmansia versicolor blooms outside the Sun Porch.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Quercus alba

Quercus alba trained on The Ruin wall.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Chanticleer Gravel Terrace

Agave attenuata 'Light of Day' grown in an urn, is surrounded by an array of silver leaved plants (Centaurea gymnocarpa; Lavandula x intermedia), purple flowering Salvia 'Ultra Violet' and the glowing orange Leonotis leonurus (dwarf form) in The Chanticleer Gravel Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' catches the early light above the wall in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Dahlia 'Mrs. I. De Ver Warner'

Dahlia 'Mrs. I. De Ver Warner', an heirloom dahlia from a Kentucky farmhouse, blooms near The Entry Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Entry Pavillion

Passiflora violacea (form #3) trails through Gomphrena 'Fireworks' at The Entry Pavillion.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Previous Weeks

What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

Take a look at last seasons Highlights to help plan your visit this season...

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday


10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required Friday through Sunday. Reservations not required Wednesdays and Thursdays starting June 29th.

Friday Evenings


Open until 8pm through Labor Day, parking reservations are required until 6:45pm.
Due to limited parking, we cannot accommodate groups on Friday evenings.

Picnicking is permitted only in the picnic areas. We ask guests to carry out what they bring in.

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Early Saturdays in 2022


We open at 8:00am on September 3, and October 1.
Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.

House and Garden Tours


Held every Friday and Saturday at 11am.
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Garden Highlights Tour


Held every Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm.
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News & Events

Once Upon a Garden Storytime


Join us for Storytime in the garden at 9:30am on August 27, September 17, and October 15.
Regular admission fees apply and registration is required.

What Makes a Great Garden:
Be Inspired for Your Own Garden


Chanticleer and Penn State Great Valley host Annie Guilfoyle for a public lecture on October 17 at 6:30pm at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley.
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