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Chatham Mills “Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

May 8, 2010

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Garden shot

Coreopsis, Nepeta, Aquilegia, Achillea, and Gaillardia.

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Achillea x 'Moonshine'

Achillea x ‘Moonshine’

Yarrow

* exotic

Achillea

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* 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.

Conradina canescens

Conradina canescens

Gray-leaved conradina

Coreopsis auriculata

Coreopsis auriculata

Lobed tickseed

Coreopsis pubescens

Coreopsis pubescens ‘Sunshine Superman’

Tickseed

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Kim’s Knee High’

Purple coneflower

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

Hydrangea quercifolia

Hydrangea quercifolia

Oakleaf hydrangea

Ilex glabra

Ilex glabra

Inkberry

Itea virginica

Itea virginica

Virginia sweetspire

Lavandula stoechas 'Purple Ribbons'

Lavandula stoechas ‘Purple Ribbons’

Spanish lavender

* exotic

Lonicera sempervirens 'Cedar Lane'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘Cedar Lane’

Honeysuckle

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘ Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

Penstemon smallii

Penstemon smallii

Small’s beard tongue

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red'

Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker’s Red’

Beard tongue

phlox

Phlox nivalis ‘Snowdrift’

White moss phlox

 

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Diablo’

Eastern ninebark

rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

Rosemary

* exotic

Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’

Mealycup sage

* native to southwestern U.S.

Thymus vulgaris

Thymus vulgaris

English thyme

Tiarella

Tiarella cordifolia

Foamflower

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Verbena canadensis ‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena

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