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“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

April 15, 2013

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

pollinator garden plants

Golden alexander (top) and bugleweed.

bugleweed

Bumble bee on bugleweed.

Here’s What’s Blooming This Week

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia

* exotic

Ajuga reptans 'Caitlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans ‘Caitlin’s Giant’

Giant bugleweed

* exotic

Allium schoenoprasum

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives

* exotic

Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii

Arkansas bluestar

Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Eastern wild columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha

Aquilegia chrysantha

Golden columbine

* native to southwestern U.S.

Fothergilla major '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’ and ‘Major Wheeler’

Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Nepeta 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

Phlox nivalis 'Snowdrift'

Phlox nivalis ‘Snowdrift’

White moss phlox

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Tuscan Blue'

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

Rosemary

* exotic

Salvia lyrata

Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf salvia

Sassafras officinale

Sassafras officinale

Sassafras

Sedum ternatum

Sedum ternatum

Woodland stonecrop

Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia

Foamflower

Tradescantia x 'Purple Profusion'

Tradescantia x ‘Purple Profusion’

Spiderwort

Vaccinium corymbosum

Vaccinium corymbosum

Blueberry

Zizia aurea

Zizia aurea

Golden alexander

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Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production Call Debbie E-mail Debbie N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chatham County Center
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