Garden Highlights October 4-11, 2013
In the Spotlight, Week of
Colocasia esculenta ′Illustris′This two-toned variety shines in sunlight among others in the Trial Garden. Location: Idea Garden
Cornus kousaLocation: Cow Lot
Viburnum ichangenseThe shiny berries of this viburnum persist well into the fall. Location: Flower Garden Walk
Hydrangea quercifoliaThe foliage of this hydrangea turns a rusty red in the fall. Location: Peirce's Woods
Cornus floridaLook in Peirce’s Woods for Cornus florida, flowering dogwood trees showing fall color. Location: Peirce's Woods
A sunny afternoon overlooking the Rose Garden and Conservatory.
Boltonia asteroides ′Snowbank′Late season perennial display of delicate white blooms Location: Idea Garden
Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii ′Profusion′Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii 'Profusion', beautyberry; a bounty of berries on tall draping shrubs. Location: Hillside Garden
Pentas lanceolata unknown cultivar Graffiti Red Lace® (Graffiti Group)The 'Red Lace' Egyptian Star-cluster is aptly named. Location: Idea Garden
Hydrangea quercifolia ′Pee Wee′This plant's drying flowers and colored leaves create fall interest near The Terrace.