Week of May 13, 2011

Allium's 'Gladiator'

Allium's 'Gladiator' and 'Purple Sensation' and Tulip 'Queen of the Night' fill the Tennis Court garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Scorzonera hispanica

Scorzonera hispanica, black salsify, flowers in the cold frames.

Photo by Doug Croft
Rhododendron 'Windbeam'

Rhododendron 'Windbeam' lines the stone path through the Minder Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Wisteria floribunda

Wisteria floribunda 'Shiro Noda' drapes from the pond arbor while Lunaria annua 'Variegata' and Lychnis sp.grow below.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Geum 'Beechhouse'

Geum 'Beechhouse' in bloom at the Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Dryopteris erythrosa

Dryopteris erythrosa, the Autumn Fern unfurls in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Osteospermum 'Voltage Yellow'

Osteospermum 'Voltage Yellow' mingles with winter rye in the Tennis Court handrails.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cornus 'Rutlan'

Cornus 'Rutlan' and 'Rutdan' , two hybrid dogwoods, are underplanted with Hyacinthoides hispanica in the Bulb Meadow.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cammasia scilloides

Cammasia scilloides, a native bulb .

Photo by Lisa Roper
Viburnum macrocephalum f. macrocephalum

The Asian restroom is framed by Viburnum macrocephalum f. macrocephalum and Iris tectorum, the blue japanese roof iris.

Photo by Lisa Roper
tree Peony

A tree Peony leads the way into the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper

An arrangement of Allium, Geum and Red Clover, before placement in the restrooms. Ceramic vase made by Doug Croft.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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