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Week of August 24, 2012

Cercis canadensis

Cercis canadensis, our native Redbud, arches gracefully at the entrance to The Ruin garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Clematis virginiana

Clematis virginiana trails form a wooden beam in The Ruin Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Rock Ledge

Echinacea 'Tomato Soup', Coreopsis tinctoria, and Liatris spicata mingle on The Rock Ledge above The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Rock Ledge

Kniphofia caulescens, and orange Cosmos sulphureus line a path on The Rock Ledge.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Gravel Garden

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster', Agastache 'Ava' and the spiny Yucca rostrata are illuminated in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Thunbergia gregorii

Thunbergia gregorii, an annual vine native to central Africa clambers up the arches in The Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Chanticleer Terrace

Hand crafted chairs beckon on The Chanticleer Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper
 Lagerstroemia indica

The Tennis Court Garden bursts with late season color as Lagerstroemia indica [Dynamite] blooms with a red raspberry color.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Tea Cup Garden

Foliage color and texture variations on the way to The Tea Cup Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Washingtonia robosta

Washingtonia robusta, The Mexican Fan Palm, creates a striking image in the Entrance garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cissus discolor

Cissus discolor, an annual vine, trails from containers on the Chanticleer Terrace.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Wayne Art Center Exhibit

Greenhouse Construction

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What's in Bloom - 2011 Season

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10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required Friday through Sunday. Reservations not required Wednesdays and Thursdays starting June 29th.

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Open until 8pm through Labor Day, parking reservations are required until 6:45pm.
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Picnicking is permitted only in the picnic areas. We ask guests to carry out what they bring in.

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Once Upon a Garden Storytime


Join us for Storytime in the garden at 9:30am on August 27, September 17, and October 15.
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What Makes a Great Garden:
Be Inspired for Your Own Garden


Chanticleer and Penn State Great Valley host Annie Guilfoyle for a public lecture on October 17 at 6:30pm at The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley.
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