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What’s in Bloom?

October 19, 2020

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

All plants native to North Carolina unless otherwise noted.

See a slideshow of September blooms in the pollinator garden.

Here’s What’s Blooming This Week

'Paprika' yarrow

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Licorice hyssop

Agastache rupestris

Licorice hyssop

* native to southwest U.S.

Small-leaf white snakeroot

Ageratina aromatica

Small-leaf white snakeroot

Climbing aster

Ampelaster carolinianus

Climbing aster

'Jin Dai' aster

Aster tataricus ‘Jin Dai’

Dwarf tatarian aster

* exotic

Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Buttonbush
Maryland golden aster

Chrysopis mariana

Maryland golden aster

Georgia savory

Clinopodium georgianum

Georgia savory

Wild ageratum

Conoclinium coelestinum

Wild ageratum/mistflower

Palmleaf thoroughwort

Conoclinium greggii

Gregg’s mistflower/
palmleaf thoroughwort

* native to southwestern U.S.

Lanceleaf tickseed

Coreopsis lanceolata

Lanceleaf tickseed

Swamp tickseed

Coreopsis palustris

Swamp tickseed

Tall tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall tickseed

Whorled tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata

Whorled tickseed

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Purple coneflower

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Roundleaf thoroughwort

Eupatorium rotundifolium

Roundleaf thoroughwort

Flowering spurge

Euphorbia corollata

Flowering spurge

White wood aster

Eurybia divaricatus

White wood aster

Burgundy blanketflower

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Swamp sunflower

Helianthus angustifolius
‘Mellow Yellow’

Swamp sunflower

Red rose mallow

Hibiscus coccineus

Red rose mallow

Stiff-leaf aster

Ionactus linarifolius

Stiff-leaf aster

Seashore mallow

Kosteletzkya virginica

Seashore mallow

Seashore mallow

Kosteletzkya virginica ‘Immaculate’

Seashore mallow

'Grosso' lavender

Lavendula x intermedia ‘Grosso’

Grosso lavender
* exotic

Appalachian blazing star

Liatris squarrulosa

Appalachian blazing star

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

Purple passion flower vine

Passiflora incarnata

Purple passion flower vine

Obedient plant

Physostegia virginiana
‘Miss Manners’

Obedient plant

Narrowleaf silkgrass

Pityopsis graminifolia

Narrowleaf silkgrass

Whorled mountain mint

Pycnanthemum verticillatum

Whorled mountain mint

Orange coneflower

Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange coneflower

Green-headed coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata

Green-headed coneflower

Blue sage

Salvia azurea

Azure blue sage

Mexican bush sage

Salvia leucantha ‘All Purple’

Mexican bush sage

* Mexico

'Fireworks' rough-leaf goldenrod

Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’

Rough-leaf goldenrod

Eastern silvery aster

Symphyotrichum concolor

Eastern silvery aster

Blue wood aster

Symphyotrichum cordifolium

Blue wood aster

Heath aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides
‘Snowflurry’

Heath aster

Georgia aster

Symphyotrichum georgianum

Georgia aster

New England aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
‘September Ruby’

New England aster

Aromatic aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
‘October Skies’

Aromatic aster

Clasping American aster

Symphyotrichum patens

Clasping American aster

Frost aster

Symphyotrichum pilosum

Frost aster

Spiderwort

Tradescantia x ‘Purple Profusion’

Spiderwort

Society garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

Society garlic
* exotic

Yellow crownbeard

Verbesina occidentalis

Yellow crownbeard

Stemless ironweed

Vernonia acaulis

Stemless ironweed

Threadleaf ironweed

Vernonia lettermanii

Threadleaf ironweed