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Week of July 1, 2011

Lilium 'African Queen'

Lilium 'African Queen' with Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' as a backdrop in the Tennis Court Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Rudbeckia maxima

Rudbeckia maxima tower above the viewer at The Arbor.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cut Flower Garden

The Cut Flower Garden ushers in the Summer Season.

Photo by Doug Croft
Alocasia x portora

Alocasia x portora stretches it's large leaves above Ananas comosus var. variegatus, while red Portulaca Pazazz Red Flare spills over the edge in an urn on the Croquet Lawn.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Hemerocalis fulva

Hemerocalis fulva in full bloom beneath Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino', with Phyllostachys vivax 'Aureocaulis', a yellow stemmed bamboo, on the edge of the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Lilium 'Telesto'

Lilium 'Telesto' and Magnolia biloba in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Doug Croft

Doug Croft, the Vegetable and Cut Flower Gardener, keeping a record of new plantings.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Lilium grayi

Lilium grayi, a native lily that occurs naturally at high elevations blooms near The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Hedera helix 'Sulphur Heart'

Hedera helix 'Sulphur Heart' growing on The Ruin wall.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Asclepias syriacus

Asclepias syriacus, a fragrant milkweed that is also one of the favorite host plants for Monarch catterpillars, on the path to The Ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Asclepias syriacus

Gabriel Bradley trowels the last pour of concrete for the footers on the new greenhouse project.

Photo by Bryan Christ

Greenhouse Construction

Previous Weeks

What's in Bloom - 2010 Season

Take a look at last seasons Highlights to help plan your visit this season...

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10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required until
3pm Wednesdays - Sundays,
and until 6:30pm Friday evenings.

Friday Late Closings


Open until 8pm May 3 through
August 30.

Early Saturdays in 2024


We open at 8:00am on May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5, and November 2 for early entrance in 2024.
Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.

Special Hours


Saturday, May 11 & Sunday, May 12, 9am to 6pm
Picnicking will not be permitted.
Parking Reservations required from 9am to 4pm, not required 4-6pm.

2024 Season Pass


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House and Garden Tours


Held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11am.
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Garden Highlights Tour


Held every Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm.
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News & Events

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
Register here.

Workshops at Chanticleer


Chanticleer hosts many workshops at the garden. View the list here.

Philadelphia Main Line Estates Tour - SOLD OUT


May 2, 9:30am
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