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What’s in Bloom?

August 22, 2022

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

All plants native to North Carolina unless otherwise noted.

Great blue lobelia and mountain mint.

Great blue lobelia and mountain mint. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Black swallowtail caterpillar on bronze fennel.

Black swallowtail caterpillar on bronze fennel. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Predatory robber fly on buttonbush leaf.

Predatory robber fly on buttonbush leaf. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Awe-inspiring bloom of native purple passionflower

Awe-inspiring bloom of native purple passionflower. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Rattlesnake master with obedient plant.

Rattlesnake master with obedient plant. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Here’s What’s Blooming This Week

Licorice hyssop

Agastache rupestris

Licorice hyssop

* native to southwest U.S.

Lesser calamint

Calamintha nepeta

Lesser calamint

* exotic

Prairie poppy mallow

Callirhoe involucrata

Prairie poppy mallow

* central U.S.

Spurred butterfly-pea

Centrosema virginianum

Spurred butterfly-pea

Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Buttonbush
Pink turtlehead

Chelone lyonii

Pink turtlehead

Field thistle

Cirsium discolor

Field thistle

Palmleaf thoroughwort
Conoclinium greggii
Gregg’s mistflower/ palmleaf thoroughwort
* native to southwestern U.S.
Tall tickseed
Coreopsis tripteris
Tall tickseed
Whorled tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata

Whorled tickseed

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Purple coneflower

Rattlesnake master

Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake master

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Roundleaf thoroughwort

Eupatorium rotundifolium

Roundleaf thoroughwort

Flowering spurge

Euphorbia corollata

Flowering spurge

White wood aster
Eurybia divaricatus
White wood aster
Coastal plain joe-pye weed
Eutrochium dubium
Coastal plain joe-pye weed
Burgundy blanketflower

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Oxeye daisy

Heliopsis helianthoides
‘Summer Nights’

Oxeye daisy

Red rose mallow

Hibiscus coccineus

Red rose mallow

Seashore mallow

Kosteletzkya virginica

Seashore mallow

Gayfeather

Liatris squarrosa

Scaly blazing star

Cardinal flower

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal flower

Great blue lobelia

Lobelia siphilitica

Great blue lobelia

Coral honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens
‘Cedar Lane’, ‘Major Wheeler’,
and ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Spotted beebalm
Monarda fruticulosa
Spotted beebalm
* native to Texas
Spotted horsemint

Monarda punctata

Spotted horsemint

Prairie goldenrod

Oligoneuron album

Prairie goldenrod

Ornamental oregano

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Purple passionflower vine

Passiflora incarnata

Purple passionflower vine

Yellow passion flower vine
Passiflora lutea
Yellow passion flower vine
Garden phlox

Phlox paniculata ‘Delta Snow’

Garden phlox

'Jeana' phlox

Phlox paniculata ‘Jeana’

Garden phlox

Obedient plant
Physostegia virginiana ‘Miss Manners’
Obedient plant
Appalachian mountain mint

Pycnanthemum flexuosum

Appalachian mountain mint

Loomis' mountain mint

Pycnanthemum loomisii

Loomis’ mountain mint

Short-toothed mountain mint

Pycnanthemum muticum

Short-toothed mountain mint

Virginia mountain mint

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Virginia mountain mint

Orange coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange coneflower

Green-headed coneflower
Rudbeckia laciniata
Green-headed coneflower
Brown-eyed susan

Rudbeckia triloba

Brown-eyed susan

Sedum 'Autumn Joy'

Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

Stonecrop

* exotic

Cup plant
Silphium perfoliatum
Cup plant
Sweet goldenrod

Solidago odora

Sweet goldenrod

Early goldenrod

Solidago juncea

Early goldenrod

Small’s goldenrod

Solidago pinetorum

Small’s goldenrod

New England aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
‘September Ruby’

New England aster

Society garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

Society garlic

* exotic

Stemless ironweed
Vernonia acaulis
Stemless ironweed
Giant ironweed
Vernonia gigantea ‘Purple Pillar’
Giant ironweed
Threadleaf ironweed
Vernonia lettermanii
Threadleaf ironweed

Written By

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