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Week of May 25, 2012

Scorzonera hispanica

Scorzonera hispanica, black salsify, flowers in the Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
 The Pond

A meadow of Papaver rhoeas, the Flanders Poppy, Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' and Oenothera speciosa spill down the hill toward The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
 The Pond

View to Chanticleer House from the Rock Ledge, with Papaver rhoeas, Silene armeria, Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna' and Verbascum sp..

Photo by Lisa Roper
 The Pond

Waterfall in the upper pond, surrounded by Papaver rhoeas and the palmate leafed Napaea dioica.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum'

Paeonia 'Old Faithful' brightens up a cloudy day in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Sun Porch

Carnations on the mantel, and flowers floating in a container on the Sun Porch.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Escholtia californica

Eschscholzia californica, The California poppy lines a path above the Pond Arbor.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Tea Cup

Carol Pollard assists with a total makeover of the Teacup Garden. Musa 'Black Thai' is underplanted with silver and puple foliage.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Long Border

Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screaming Yellow', purple leafed Cottinus coggyria 'Velvet Cloak', deep blue Anchusa azurea, and Aquilegia chrysantha 'Denver Gold' are underplanted with grey leafed Crambe maritima on the Long Border.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium

Taxodium distichum var. imbricarium, the Pond Cypress, and a meadow of Sporobolus heterolepis line the path to The Ruin Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Digitalis purpurea

Digitalis purpurea Excelsior Group surround the Visitor Pavillion.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cardiocrinum giganteum var yunnanense

Cardiocrinum giganteum var yunnanense, a plant in the lily family standing over 6 feet tall is in bloom in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Wayne Art Center Exhibit

Greenhouse Construction

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