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Week of September 28, 2012

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelli'

Ensete ventricosum 'Maurelli' is backlit at The Entrance garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cut Flower Garden

The Cut Flower Garden is framed by the branches of Cercidiphyllum japonicum in the morning light.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Colocasia 'Black Coal' glistens in the evening light on The Terrace at Chanticleer.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Bulb Meadow

Colchicum 'Lilac Wonder' and 'The Giant' flow down the hill of The Bulb Meadow.

Photo by Lisa Roper
the Pond

Aster sp. and Phlox paniculata 'Shortwood' blend at the edge of the Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Pond

Rudbeckia fulgida, Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster', Aster azureus and the white flowering shrub, Baccharis halimifolia line a path around The Pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Bessera elegans

Bessera elegans, a bulb from Mexico flowers in The Gravel Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Ruin

Magnolia grandiflora 'Edith Bogue' is trained on the wall at the Ruin creating a bold contrast with the finer textures of Equisetum hyemale var. robustum growing in the bed beneath and Senecio radicans trailing from a planting pocket in the wall.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Brugmansia 'Pink Beauty'

Sternbergia lutea, Autumn Daffodil' catches the first autumnal sunlight ray in the Wildflower Slope.

Photo by Eric Hsu
Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea'

Vitex trifolia 'Purpurea' on the right and Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' on the left, bath in rosy evening light.

Photo by Lisa Roper
The Chanticleer House Garden

Brilliant orange Leonotis leonurus, and Justica betonica the white Shrimp Plant, spill over on to the path in The Chanticleer House Garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper

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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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