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What’s in Bloom: August 24-Sept 2

In the Perennial Border – West:

Helianthus ‘Lemon Queen’ (Perennial Sunflower); a great back of the border perennial to brighten up the late summer, early fall garden with rech lemon yellow flowers on stems easily reaching four feet

In the Great Perennial Border-East:

Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldstrum’ with Lobelia siphilitica (Great Blue Lobelia); the great blue lobelia is a native pernnial typically found in rich moist locations, here interplanted with the common Black-eyed Susan which also appreciates consistent moisture and displays a profusion of bright flowers on bushy plants

In the Kitchen Garden Entry:

Rosa (Carefree Beauty) =’Bucbi’ (Modern Shrub Rose); this vigorous upright shrub rose has excellent disease resistance with semi-double fragran pale pink bloms

In the Garden Hall Courtyard:

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Little Lamb’ (Pee Gee Hydrangea); this hardy dwarf hydrangea is unique for its small flower petals which open pure white turning to pinkish with the coming of autumn

In the Entry Garden:

Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Cassian’ (Fountain Grass); this clumping grass flowers about two weeks later than other selections and also holds its seed heads for a longer time

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