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Week of May 20, 2011

Allium's 'Gladiator'

Allium 'White Giant' seems to float amidst a backdrop of Baptisia alba flowers in the gravel gardens.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Anchusa azurea

Anchusa azurea and Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow' vie for attention on the Long Border.

Photo by Doug Croft
Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima

Arisaema thunbergii ssp. urashima, an Asian Jack in the Pulpit with a very long sapadix, blooms in the Asian Woods garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Vegetable Garden

The cool season vegetables in the Vegetable Garden relishing the rain and cooler temperatures.

Photo by Doug Croft
Rhododendron blossoms

Rhododendron blossoms float in a container on the sunporch.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii'

Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii', golden chain tree, highlights the arches in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Thymus praecox

Thymus praecox ssp. arcticus creates a carpet of pink in the gravel garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Gladiolus communis

Gladiolus communis ssp. byzantinus, after a rain on the rock ledge near the pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Vegetable boxes

Vegetable boxes full of Nasturtium, Thyme, Calendula, and purple mustard perch on the walls in the kitchen garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty'

The flower of Podophyllum 'Spotty Dotty' , a hybrid Asian Mayapple, Hangs below the spotted leaf in the Asian Woods garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Anchusa azurea

Anchusa azurea, Italian Bugloss opens it's electric blue flowers on the Long Border.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor'

Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Tricolor' a European Beech with a very decorative leaf, flanks the entrance-way to the Kitchen Courtyard Gardens.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Ornathogalum dubium

Ornathogalum dubium, a bulb from South Africa, mingles with parsley, rosemary and beets in the teacup garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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Once Upon a Garden:
Storytime at Chanticleer


Story Time will be held at 9:30am,
on April 27.
Registration is required.

25th Annual Chanticleer Lecture:
Private Gardens of Philadelphia


April 21, 2:30pm
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