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What’s In Bloom: Hibiscus & Hydrangea

What’s In Bloom: Hibiscus & Hydrangea

It's late summer and here at the TBG perennial hibiscus and cultivars of hydrangea are in full flower.  Seen here, Hibiscus 'Blue River II', in white - which really stands out against all the yellow...

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What’s in Bloom: What a beauty …

What’s in Bloom: What a beauty …

Hibiscus 'Kopper King' (Perennial hibiscus) is a show-stopper in late summer.  As with everything else flowering, he's early this year. And then there's the Beast!  Japanese beetles are at...

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What’s In Bloom: Prairie Planting in July and More …

What’s In Bloom: Prairie Planting in July and More …

A view of Leucanthemum 'Becky' at the Toronto Island Water Treatment Plant, planted & maintained by TBG garden staff. A Monarch butterfly makes its arrival at the Toronto Island Water...

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Coneflower Fever

Coneflower Fever

It's always the year of something and right now at the TBG it's the Year of the Coneflower!  Check out the Show Garden for a selection of trial plants from Terra Nova planted last year and growing...

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It’s the Long weekend …

It’s the Long weekend …

and definitely time for coneflowers!  And you will find many as you walk along the path of the Entry Garden.  This stunner is Echinacea 'Solar Flare'. Also in the Entry Garden is good 'ole...

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June Showers

June Showers

  Paeonia (Intersectional Hybrid Group) 'Cora Louise'; This fabulous Itoh peony in the Perennial border is still blooming strong into June, after the rain. Paeonia (Intersectional...

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What’s in Bloom: ‘Tis the Season for …

What’s in Bloom: ‘Tis the Season for …

... Poppies, Peonies, and Irises! Featured is Papaver orientale 'Brilliant' (Oriental poppy) planted last year on the North lawn, this garden sponsored by Milne House Garden Club. You can...

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What’s in Bloom: More than Flowers …

What’s in Bloom: More than Flowers …

Leucojum aestivum 'Gravetye Giant' (Snowflake); The flowers of Leucojum get as much attention as any narcissus this year!  The bulbs have multiplied nicely into a mass drift in the Demonstration...

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March in Flower

March in Flower

Helleborus x hybridus 'Blue Lady' (Lenten Rose) While many hellebores have been flowering here at the TBG for over a month now, this Perennial Plant of the Year for 2005, located in the Entry Garden,...

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What’s in Bloom: Plenty of Winter Interest Here

What’s in Bloom: Plenty of Winter Interest Here

Pinus mugo 'Green Candle' (Mountain or Mugo pine) This dense dwarf conifer has attractive dark green needles which do not change colour in autumn.  It has a very dense growth habit with new light...

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