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Week of August 26, 2011

Perovskia 'Little Sprite'

Perovskia 'Little Spire' and Cosmos sulphureus 'Bright Lights' mingle in a border along The Chanticleer Hillside.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cyperus papyrus

Cyperus papyrus, Colocasia esculenta 'Illustris' and Impatiens sp. grow in terracotta containers lining The Reflecting Pool.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Dahlia's

Mixed seedling dahlias flower on the Tennis Court garden embankment.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Helianthus argophyllus

A Visitor in The Cut Flower Garden painting Helianthus argophyllus, the Silver Leaf Sunflower.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Vernonia noveboracensis

Vernonia noveboracensis, New York Ironweed, a cloud of purple at the pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Darren Coder

Darren Coder, of Solar Innovations, guides a cross member into place during the sub-structure assembly.

Photo by Bryan Christ
Schaueria sp.

A Brazilian tropical, Schaueria sp., has yellow brush-like flowers in The Teacup Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Ligularia fisherii

Ligularia fisheri, just opening this week, has large heart shaped leaves and tall spikes of flowers in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Triosteum aurantiacum

Triosteum aurantiacum, the Orange Fruited Horse Gentian is actually not a Gentian, but more closely related to Honeysuckle. It is fruited up in Bells Woodland.

Photo by Lisa Roper

American Public Gardens Assocation Dinner

Greenhouse Construction

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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
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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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