Week of August 19, 2011

Lycoris sprengeri

Lycoris sprengeri, a rare Surprise Lily, with irredescent blue, lavender tones blooms near the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Lunch Lady gourd

Lunch Lady gourd grows along the Vegetable Garden fence.

Photo by Doug Croft
Tennis Court Arbor

Cool, leafy green under the Tennis Court Arbor.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Ipomoea lobata

Ipomoea lobata, firecracker vine or Spanish Flag, climbs the arches in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus coccineus, a native hibiscus in the Pool Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Jonathan Wright

Jonathan Wright tends to his cucumber and cherry tomato vines in the Kitchen Courtyard.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Agastache sp. is backlit against the Juniperus virginiana in the gravel garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Alternathera denta

Dark purple Alternanthera denta 'Rubingnosa' and Portulaca Pazzazz Series sprawl around Agave ovatifolia in the Tea Cup Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cucumis melo

A hybrid melon, Cucumis melo 'Burpee Hybrid' tumbles down the staircase in the Kitchen Coutyard.

Photo by Jonathan Wright

American Public Gardens Assocation Dinner

Greenhouse Construction

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