Week of September 24th, 2010

Teacup Fountain

Lush foliage near the Teacup fountain.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Cimicifuga acerina

Cimicifuga acerina, or Japanese Bugbane has a leaf shaped like a maple. Blooming in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Andropogon gerardii

Prairie grass, Andropogon gerardii, also known as Big Bluestem, screens the ruin walls.

Photo by Laurel Voran
Bright LIghts Swiss chard

'Bright LIghts' Swiss chard is among the many edibles in the Kitchen Courtyard.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Cosmos bipinnatus 'Picotee'

Cosmos bipinnatus 'Picotee' in the Cut Flower Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Clerodendron ugandense

Clerodendron ugandense, the blue butterfly flower, shows off delicate blossoms near the restrooms.

Photo by Jonathan Wright
Tricyrtis hirta 'Miyazaki'

Tricyrtis hirta 'Miyazaki' can be found spilling over the path throughout the MInder Woods.

Photo by Laurel Voran

Colchicum, a fall blooming bulb, wait for sunlight to hit before they open their petals.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Planting late season veggies

Mariel Tribby, a Summer Intern, plants cabbage seedlings in the Vegetable Garden.

Photo by Doug Croft
Prairie Dropseed

Sporobolus heterolepis seedheads are illuminated by the early morning light.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Poncirus & Sternbergia

Ripening fruit of the hardy-orange, Poncirus trifoliata, hangs above blooms of the autumn daffodil, Sternbergia lutea.

Photo by Jonathan Wright

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