Week of October 26, 2012

Cut Flower Garden

Schizachyrium scoparium (little bluestem) and Poncirus trifoliata (hardy orange) nest created by assistant horticulturist, Lowery Douglass.

Photo by Doug Croft
Helianthus angustifolia

Helianthus angustifolia, The Swamp Sunflower blooms brilliant yellow under Cornus florida.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Acer davidii, the Snakebark Maple, turns a firey red in The Ruin garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Coreopsis integrifolia

Coreopsis integrifolia, fringe leaf tickseed, is a standout for fall in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Taxodium distichum var. distichum

A grouping of Taxodium distichum var. distichum takes on auburn fall color by The Round Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Clematis tibetana

Clematis tibetana, a vigorous clematis with dainty yeallow flowers blooms in the Ruin garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Asian Woods

Autumn color comes to The Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Anenome x hybrida 'Whirlwind'

Anenome x hybrida 'Whirlwind' has been blooming for weeks near The Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The  Asian Woods

Lonicera tragophylla on the left and Aristolochia manshuriensis on the right, grow on metal vine holders mounted on the trees in The Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Aconitum carmichaelii 'Barker's Variety'

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Barker's Variety', a 6 foot tall variety of Monkshood, blooms in profusion around the Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Sedum 'Ogon'

Sedum 'Ogon' blooms in a trough with a Cactus and Kalanchoe laciniata in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

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Once Upon a Garden Storytime

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What Makes a Great Garden:
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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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