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NC State Extension

“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

April 9, 2012

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

All plants native to the North Carolina Piedmont unless otherwise noted.

flowering chives

Flowering chives (Allium schoenoprasum)

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Achillea x 'Paprika'

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Ajuga reptans 'Caitlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans ‘Caitlin’s Giant’

Giant bugleweed

* exotic

chives

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives

* exotic

Amsonia hubrechtii

Amsonia hubrechtii

Arkansas bluestar

Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Eastern wild columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha

Aquilegia chrysantha

Golden columbine

* native to southwestern U.S.

Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight'

Baptisia ‘Carolina Moonlight’

Wild indigo

Conradina canescens

Conradina canescens

Gray-leaved conradina

* native to the U.S. Gulf coast

Coreopsis auriculata

Coreopsis auriculata

Lobed tickseed

Coreopsis pubescens

Coreopsis pubescens 
‘Sunshine Superman’

Tickseed

Fothergilla

Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’

Dwarf witch alder

Gaillardia 'Burgundy'

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Lavandula stoechas 'Purple Ribbons'

Lavandula stoechas
‘Purple Ribbons’

Spanish lavender

* exotic

Marshallia obovata

Marshallia obovata

Piedmont Barbara’s buttons

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘ Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

Penstemon smallii

Penstemon smallii

Small’s beard tongue

phlox

Phlox nivalis ‘Snowdrift’

White moss phlox

 

rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis
‘Tuscan Blue’

Rosemary

* exotic

Salvia lyrata

Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf salvia

Sedum ternatum

Sedum ternatum

Woodland stonecrop

Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia

Foamflower

Tradescantia x 'Purple Profusion'

Tradescantia x
‘Purple Profusion’

Spiderwort

blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum

Blueberry

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Verbena canadensis
‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena

Zizia aurea

Zizia aurea

Golden alexander

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