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Chatham Mills “Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

June 20, 2011

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Orange coneflower, purple coneflower, mountain mint, sweet pepperbush
Orange coneflower (Rudbeckia fulgida), purple coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea ‘Kim’s Knee High’), Virginia mountain
mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum) and sweet
pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia).

Stoke's aster (Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick')
Stoke’s aster (Stokesia laevis ‘Peachie’s Pick’)

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia

* exotic

Achillea x 'Moonshine'

Achillea x ‘Moonshine’

Yarrow

* exotic

Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'

Agastache x ‘Blue Fortune’

Anise hyssop

* hybrid of U.S. native

Agastache x 'Golden Jubilee'

Agastache x ‘Golden Jubilee’

Anise hyssop

* exotic

Agastache rupestris

Agastache rupestris

Licorice hyssop

* native to southwest U.S.

Allium cerneum

Allium cerneum

Nodding onion

Aquilegia chrysantha

Aquilegia chrysantha

Golden columbine

* native to southwestern U.S.

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly weed

Baptisia alba

Baptisia alba

White wild indigo

Callirhoe digitata

Callirhoe digitata

Fringed poppy mallow (winecup)

Coreopsis pubescens

Coreopsis pubescens 
‘Sunshine Superman’

Tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall tickseed

Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Fragrant Angel’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea
‘Kim’s Knee High’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Ruby Star'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Ruby Star’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Sundown'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Sundown’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Tiki Torch'

Echinacea purpurea
‘Tiki Torch’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan'

Echinacea purpurea
‘White Swan’

Purple coneflower

Eryngium yuccifolium

Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake master

Eupatorium dubium

Eupatorium dubium

Joe-pye weed

Eurybia divaricatus

Eurybia divaricatus

White wood aster

Foeniculum rubrum

Foeniculum rubrum

Bronze fennel

*exotic

Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun'

Gaillardia ‘Arizona Sun’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Gaillardia 'Burgundy'

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Gaillardia 'Oranges and Lemons'

Gaillardia ‘Oranges and Lemons’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Gaillardia 'Torchlight'

Gaillardia ‘Torchlight’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Nights’

Oxeye daisy

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'

Hypericum frondosum ‘Sunburst’

Shrubby St. John’s wort

Liatris ligulistylis

Liatris ligulistylis

Blazing star

Liatris spicata

Liatris spicata

Gayfeather

Lonicera sempervirens 'Cedar Lane'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘Cedar Lane’
and ‘Major Wheeler’

Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Monarda fistulosa 'Claire Grace'

Monarda fistulosa ‘Claire Grace’

Bee balm

Monarda fruticulosa

Monarda fruticulosa

Spotted beebalm

* native to Texas

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘ Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Origanum laevigatum 'Pilgrim'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Pilgrim’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Passiflora incarnata

Passiflora incarnata

Passion flower vine

Phlox paniculata 'Delta Snow'

Phlox paniculata ‘Delta Snow’

Garden phlox

Pycnanthemum incanum

Pycnanthemum incanum

Mountain mint

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Virginia mountain mint

Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida columnifera

Prairie coneflower / Mexican hat

Rudbeckia fulgida

Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba

Rudbeckia triloba

Brown-eyed susan

Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’

Mealycup sage

* native to southwestern U.S.

Scutellaria incana

Scutellaria incana

Hoary skullcap

Sedum 'Autumn Joy'

Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

Stonecrop

* exotic

Stokesia laevis 'Mary Gregory'

Stokesia laevis ‘Mary Gregory’

Stokes’ aster

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokesia laevis ‘Peachie’s Pick’

Stokes’ aster

Thymus vulgaris

Thymus vulgaris

English thyme

* exotic

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Verbena canadensis ‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena

Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver’s root

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