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Chatham Mills “Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

April 25, 2011

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Yarrow (foreground) with Baptisia 'Carolina Moonlight' in background.
Yarrow (foreground) with Baptisia ‘Carolina Moonlight’ in background.
Eastern wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) with switchgrass (Panicum virgatum).
Eastern wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) with switchgrass (Panicum virgatum).

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Achillea x 'Moonshine'

Achillea x ‘Moonshine’

Yarrow

* exotic

Achillea x 'Paprika'

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Ajuga reptans 'Caitlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans ‘Caitlin’s Giant’

Giant bugleweed

* 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

Baptisia 'Purple Smoke'

Baptisia ‘Purple Smoke’

Wild indigo

Baptisia minor

Baptisia minor

Dwarf wild indigo

Conradina canescens

Conradina canescens

Gray-leaved conradina

* native to the U.S. Gulf coast

Coreopsis auriculata

Coreopsis auriculata

Lobed tickseed

Fothergilla

Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’

Dwarf witch alder

Gaillardia 'Burgundy'

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Ilex decidua

Ilex decidua

Possumhaw

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

Sedum ternatum

Sedum ternatum

Woodland stonecrop

Thymus vulgaris

Thymus vulgaris

English thyme

* exotic

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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