NC State Extension

“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

November 7, 2016

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Yellow garden spider with asters. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Yellow garden spider with asters. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Coneflower seedhead. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Coneflower seedhead. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Bumble bee on frost aster. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Bumble bee on frost aster. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Narrowleaf silkgrass and 'October Skies' aromatic aster. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Narrowleaf silkgrass and ‘October Skies’ aromatic aster. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Achillea x 'Paprika'

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Agastache 'Acapulco Orange'

Agastache ‘Acapulco Orange’

Hummingbird mint

* Mexico

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Agastache x ‘Blue Fortune’

Anise hyssop

* hybrid of U.S. native

Ampelaster carolinianus

Ampelaster carolinianus

Climbing aster

Jin Dai aster

Aster tataricus ‘Jin Dai’

Dwarf tatarian aster

* exotic

 Boltonia decurrens

Boltonia decurrens

Decurrent false aster

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Chrysopis mariana

Maryland golden aster

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Clinopodium georgianum

Georgia savory

Eupatorium greggii

Conoclinium coelestinum

Wild ageratum/mistflower

Conoclinium greggii

Conoclinium greggii

Gregg’s mistflower/
palmleaf thoroughwort

* native to southwestern U.S.

Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall tickseed

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Coreopsis verticillata

Whorled tickseed

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea

Purple coneflower

Gaillardia aestivalis 'Grape Sensation'

Gaillardia aestivalis
‘Grape Sensation’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Helianthus angustifolius

Helianthus angustifolius ‘Gold Lace’

Swamp sunflower

Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides
‘Summer Nights’

Oxeye daisy

stiff-leaf aster

Ionactus linarifolius

Stiff-leaf aster

Lonicera sempervirens 'Cedar Lane'

Lonicera sempervirens
‘Cedar Lane’ and ‘Major Wheeler’

Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Monarda fruticulosa

Monarda fruticulosa

Spotted beebalm

* native to Texas

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Phlox carolina ssp. angusta

Narrowleaf Carolina phlox

Physostegia virginiana

Physostegia virginiana
‘Miss Manners’

Obedient plant

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Pityopsis graminifolia

Narrowleaf silkgrass

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Pycnanthemum flexuosum

Appalachian mountain mint

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Rudbeckia laciniata

Green-head coneflower

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Solidago bicolor

White goldenrod

Solidago caesia

Solidago caesia

Bluestem goldenrod

Solidago odora

Solidago odora

Sweet goldenrod

Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'

Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’

Rough-leaf goldenrod

Solidago stricta

Solidago stricta

Wand goldenrod

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokesia laevis
‘Peachie’s Pick’

Stokes’ aster

Symphyotrichum concolor

Symphyotrichum concolor

Eastern silvery aster

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Symphyotrichum grandiflorum

Large-flower American aster

Bluebird aster

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve ‘Bluebird’

Smooth aster

Purple Dome aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
‘Purple Dome’

New England aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

New England aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
‘September Ruby’

New England aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
‘October Skies’

Aromatic aster

Aster Raydon's Favorite

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium ‘Raydon’s Favorite’

Aromatic aster

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Symphyotrichum patens

Clasping American aster

frost aster

Symphyotrichum pilosum

Frost aster

Tradescantia x 'Purple Profusion'

Tradescantia x ‘Purple Profusion’

Spiderwort

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Vernonia acaulis

Stemless ironweed

Written By

Photo of Debbie Roos, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production (919) 542-8244 debbie_roos@ncsu.eduChatham County, North Carolina
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