March 2011

Parrotia persica

Parrotia persica, Persian ironwood, brushes off the winter chill. If you have been admiring your witch hazels flowering over the past several months, can you guess which plant family Parrotia falls into?

Photo by Doug Croft

Winter color on sedums in troughs at the ruin garden.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Crocus tomasinianus

Crocus tomasinianus opens to the sun.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Iris reticulata

Iris reticulata, in blue and yellow festoon the sunsteps.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Narcissus cantabricus

Narcissus cantabricus, blooms near the pond.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Adonis amurensis

Adonis amurensis 'Fukujukai', glows brightly in the Asian Woods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Helleborus niger

Helleborus niger, in the buttercup family, blooms on the wildflowe slope.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Chanticleer Hill

The view from the Chanticleer Hill at sunset.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Crocus tommasinianus

Crocus tommasinianus opens amoungst Narcissus foliage on the Orchard.

Photo by Lisa Roper
cherry tree

Sunset illuminating the branches of a cherry tree at Chanticleer.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Galanthus elwesii

Galanthus elwesii, a snowdrop, brightens up the ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Stewarta seed pods

Stewarta seed pods.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Salix chaenomeloides

Salix chaenomeloides, the Japenese pussy willow is backlit at the ruin.

Photo by Lisa Roper
Cyclamen coum

Cyclamen coum, a hardy cyclamen from the Mediterranean blooms in late winter.

Photo by Lisa Roper

Previous Weeks

What's in Bloom - 2010 Season

Take a look at last seasons Highlights to help plan your visit this season...

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday

10am - 5pm

Early Openings in 2019

Chanticleer opens at 8:00 am on the first Saturday of each month:
May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3,
September 7, October 5, and November 2. Regular admission fees apply.

Full Parking Lot

Our parking lot holds 120 cars and can fill on weekends Please car pool and understand once we reach capacity, you will need to wait until the parking staff directs you to an open spot or plan to visit at a non-peak time.

News & Events

Chanticleer Lecture

On Sunday, March 31 at 2pm, Christopher Woods speaks on
Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens, his new book, at the Radnor Memorial Library.
Arrive early to secure your seat at this free program.

Mother's Day News

Due to anticipated large crowds, there will be no picnicking on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 12th.

America’s Garden Capital Passport

Pick up your copy of the Passport when you visit Chanticleer and start collecting stamps and stickers at over 30 public gardens. Free while supplies last.
Learn More

Chanticleer In the News

High praise from
The New York Times,
Chicago Tribune, Garden Design,
St. Catharines Standard, and FlipKey by Trip Advisor.

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