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Chatham Mills “Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

May 23, 2011

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Yarrow and beardtongue
Yarrow (Achillea ‘Paprika’) and beardtongue (Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red).

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Achillea x 'Moonshine'

Achillea x ‘Moonshine’

Yarrow

* exotic

Achillea x 'Paprika'

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'

Agastache x ‘Blue Fortune’

Anise hyssop

* hybrid of U.S. native

Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Eastern wild columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha

Aquilegia chrysantha

Golden columbine

* native to southwestern U.S.

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

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Sundown'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Sundown’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Tiki Torch'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Tiki Torch’

Purple coneflower

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

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’
and ‘Major Wheeler’

Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘ Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red'

Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker’s Red’

Beard tongue

Penstemon smallii

Penstemon smallii

Small’s beard tongue

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Virginia mountain mint

Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida columnifera

Prairie coneflower / Mexican hat

Rudbeckia fulgida

Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange coneflower

Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’

Mealycup sage

* native to southwestern U.S.

Sedum spurium 'Dragon's Blood'

Sedum spurium ‘Dragon’s Blood’

Sedum

*exotic

Spigelia marilandica

Spigelia marilandica

Indian pink

Thymus vulgaris

Thymus vulgaris

English thyme

* exotic

Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia

Foamflower

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Verbena canadensis ‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena

Viburnum nudum

Viburnum nudum

Possumhaw

Yucca filamentosa 'Golden Sword'

Yucca filamentosa ‘Golden Sword’

Adam’s needle

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