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NC State Extension

“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

October 1, 2018

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

All plants native to North Carolina unless otherwise noted.

Monarch chrysalis on splitbeard bluestem.

Monarch chrysalis on splitbeard bluestem. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Variegated fritillary on Maryland golden aster

Variegated fritillary on Maryland golden aster. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Dwarf 'Jin Dai' Tartarian aster.

Dwarf ‘Jin Dai’ Tartarian aster. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Here’s What’s Blooming This Week

'Paprika' yarrow

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Agastache 'Acapulco Orange'

Agastache ‘Acapulco Orange’

Hummingbird mint

* Mexico

Agastache rupestris

Agastache rupestris

Licorice hyssop

* native to southwest U.S.

Aster tataricus 'Jin Dai'

Aster tataricus ‘Jin Dai’

Dwarf tatarian aster

* exotic

Calamintha nepeta

Calamintha nepeta

Lesser calamint

* exotic

Chelone lyonii

Chelone lyonii

Pink turtlehead

Chrysopis mariana

Chrysopis mariana

Maryland golden aster

Clinopodium georgianum

Clinopodium georgianum

Georgia savory

Conoclinium coelestinum

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

Coreopsis verticillata

Coreopsis verticillata

Whorled tickseed

Cunila origanoides

Cunila origanoides

American dittany/wild oregano

Euphorbia corollata

Euphorbia corollata

Flowering spurge

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Gaillardia 'Burgundy'

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

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 'Gold Lace'

Helianthus angustifolius ‘Gold Lace’

Swamp sunflower

Hibiscus coccineus

Hibiscus coccineus

Red rose mallow

Ionactus linarifolius

Ionactus linarifolius

Stiff-leaf aster

Kosteletzkya virginica

Kosteletzkya virginica

Seashore mallow

Lavendula x intermedia 'Grosso'

Lavendula x intermedia ‘Grosso’

Grosso lavender

Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal flower

Lobelia siphilitica

Lobelia siphilitica

Great blue lobelia

Lonicera sempervirens 'Cedar Lane'

Lonicera sempervirens
‘Cedar Lane’, ‘Major Wheeler’
and ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Monarda fruticulosa

Monarda fruticulosa

Spotted beebalm

* native to Texas

Monarda punctata

Monarda punctata

Spotted horsemint

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Passiflora incarnata

Passiflora incarnata

Purple passion flower vine

Passiflora lutea

Passiflora lutea

Yellow passion flower vine

Phlox carolina ssp. angusta

Phlox carolina ssp. angusta

Narrowleaf Carolina phlox

Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manners'

Physostegia virginiana
‘Miss Manners’

Obedient plant

Pityopsis graminifolia

Pityopsis graminifolia

Narrowleaf silkgrass

Rudbeckia laciniata

Rudbeckia laciniata

Green-headed coneflower

Sedum 'Autumn Joy'

Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

Stonecrop

* exotic

Silphium perfoliatum

Silphium perfoliatum

Cup plant

Solidago caesia

Solidago caesia

Bluestem goldenrod

Eastern gray goldenrod

Solidago nemoralis

Eastern gray 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 cordifoliu

Symphyotrichum cordifolium

Blue wood aster

Symphyotrichum grandiflorum

Symphyotrichum grandiflorum

Large-flower American aster

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve 'Bluebird'

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve ‘Bluebird’

Smooth aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
‘Purple Dome’

New England aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'September Ruby'

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae ‘September Ruby’

New England aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies'

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium ‘October Skies’

Aromatic aster

Symphyotrichum patens

Symphyotrichum patens

Clasping American aster

Symphyotrichum pilosum

Symphyotrichum pilosum

Frost aster