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Week of October 7, 2011

Dahlia 'David Howard'

Dahlia 'David Howard', a double with purple-black foliage is in it's glory in The Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Callihroe involucrata

Callihroe involucrata about to unfurl it's papery petals in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Greenhouse progress from a different view.

Photo by Bryan Christ
Cut Flower Garden

Early morning light in the Cut Flower Garden illuminates Helianthus , Cosmos, Ageratum, Celosia and Ipomoea.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Abelmoschus manihot

Abelmoschus manihot, a realative of okra in The Pond Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Chanticleer House Garden

Foliage color and textrue combine to form an intricate tapestry at The Chanticleer House Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Salvia confertiflora

Salvia confertiflora, a non hardy perennial sage, might attract some late hummingbirds to The Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light'

Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light', Perennial swamp sunflower, opens in October near the pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Stone faces

Stone faces emerge from the water in the Ruin Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Greenhouse Construction

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Once Upon a Garden:
Storytime at Chanticleer


Story Time will be held at 9:30am,
on April 27.
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25th Annual Chanticleer Lecture:
Private Gardens of Philadelphia


April 21, 2:30pm
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Philadelphia Main Line Estates Tour - SOLD OUT


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