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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 (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

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’

Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘ Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

phlox

Phlox nivalis ‘Snowdrift’

White moss phlox

 

Rhus aromatica

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant sumac

rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

Rosemary

* exotic

Salvia lyrata

Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf salvia

Sassafras

Sassafras officinale

Sassafras

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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