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Week of October 5, 2012

Mandevilla [Sun Parosol]

Mandevilla [Sun Parasol®] grows around the lions fountain on The Chanticleer Terraces.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Raphaela Buzbee Arrangment

Flowers from the Cutting Garden, arranged by Chanticleer Intern, Raphaela Buzbee in the restroom.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Ceropegia ampliata, commonly called Bushmans Pipe, a succulent from South Africa, trails from a planting pocket in the Ruin Garden Wall.

Photo by Lisa Roper
'Lunch Lady' gourd

'Lunch Lady' gourd and 'Magic Beanstalk' runner bean ramble along the Vegetable Garden Fence.

Photo by Doug Croft
Two Wheel Bugs

Two Wheel Bugs (Arilus cristatus) prepare for fright night in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Winter Shrub border

Aster laevis 'Bluebird' fills the Winter Shrub border with a soft purple which contrasts with the yellow fall color of Pseudolarix amabilis, The Golden Larch.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cosmos bippinatus 'Rubenza'

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Rubenza' adds fall color to the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Kosteletzkya virginica

Kosteletzkya virginica, a seaside Mallow, is equally at home at the edge of Bell's Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cut Flower Garden

Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome', Zinnia 'Ruffles Mix' and the towering Amaranthus 'Golden Queen' provide lots of late season color.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Salmon colored Dahlia [Mystic Spirit] = 'Best Bett' and a seedling deep red Dahlia grow with burgundy Salvia splendens 'Paul' and purple Salvia leucantha 'All Purple' in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Tricyrtis formosana, Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail' and the seed heads of Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' catch the sun in The Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Red Dwarf Grain Sorghum

Red Dwarf Grain Sorghum winds its way through the Serpentine Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Amaranthus cruentus 'Tower Red'

Amaranthus cruentus 'Tower Red' rivals the Sunflowers.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tennis Court Garden

Nicotiana sylvestris, Salvia leucantha 'All Purple', Cosmos sulphureus 'Bright Lights' bloom beneath the tall culms of Arundo donax 'Variegata' in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Books

Books, carved out of stone, adorn the walls of the Ruin Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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Once Upon a Garden Storytime


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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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