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What’s in Bloom: September 23-29

The fall gardens at TBG are full of spectacular colourful blooms!

In the Show Garden North:

Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Summer Sorbet’ (Bluebeard) left, with Agastache ‘Summer Glow’ (Anise Hyssop) and Petunia [Supertunia Vista Bubblegum] (Petunia).

In the Show Garden South:

Eunonymus phellomanus (Eunonymus) another blog repeat performer showcasing its seasonal value, this time featuring its colourful fall fruit

Also in the Show Garden South:

Taxodium distichum ‘Peve Minaret’ (Bald Cypress), a dwarf form of the bald cypress growing approximately 5 cm a year

In the Kitchen Garden:

Colcasia esculenta ‘Tea Cup’ (Taro, Elephant’s Ear) which features an unusual leaf from that holds water like a tea cup! It reaches four feet with dark purple stems.

In the Knot Garden:

Anemone x hybrida ‘Whirlwind’ (Japanese Anemone), a large white semi-double flowering anemone reaching 67-70 cms and blooming through late summer to October.

In the Entry Garden:

Aster oblongifolius ‘October Skies’ (Michaelmas Daisy). This aster’s blue colour is meant to reflect the deep blue sky of October. It tolerates drought and poor soil.

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