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Chatham Mills “Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

April 11, 2011

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Native honeysuckle

Native honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens ‘Cedar Lane’)

Here’s What’s Blooming This Week

Ajuga reptans 'Caitlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans ‘Caitlin’s Giant’

Giant bugleweed

* exotic

Conradina canescens

Conradina canescens

Gray-leaved conradina

* native to the U.S. Gulf coast

Fothergilla 'Mount Airy'

Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’

Dwarf witch alder

Lavandula stoechas 'Purple Ribbons'

Lavandula stoechas ‘Purple Ribbons’

Spanish lavender

* exotic

Lonicera sempervirens 'Cedar Lane'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘Cedar Lane’


Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’


Nepeta 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’


* exotic

Phlox nivalis 'Snowdrift'

Phlox nivalis ‘Snowdrift’

White moss phlox


Rhus aromatica

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant sumac

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’


* exotic

Salvia lyrata

Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf salvia

Sassafras officinale

Sassafras officinale


Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia


Tradescantia x 'Purple Profusion'

Tradescantia x ‘Purple Profusion’


Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium corymbosum


Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Verbena canadensis ‘Homestead Purple’


Zizia aurea

Zizia aurea

Golden alexander

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