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Chatham Mills “Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

September 6, 2010

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

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

Hummingbird moth at rest on zinnia.

Hummingbird moth at rest on zinnia.

Asclepias tuberosa seeds.

Butterfly milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) seeds.

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia

* exotic

Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'

Agastache x ‘Blue Fortune’

Anise hyssop

* exotic

Agastache x 'Golden Jubilee'

Agastache x ‘Golden Jubilee’

Anise hyssop

* exotic

Agastache rupestris

Agastache rupestris

Licorice hyssop

* native to southwest U.S.

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly weed

Conradina canescens

Conradina canescens

Gray-leaved conradina

Coreopsis pubescens

Coreopsis pubescens ‘Sunshine Superman’

Tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall tickseed

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’

Threadleaf coreopsis

Echinacea purpurea 'Harvest Moon'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Harvest Moon’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Kim’s Knee High’

Purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea 'Tiki Torch'

Echinacea purpurea ‘Tiki Torch’

Purple coneflower

Eupatorium dubium

Eupatorium dubium

Joe-pye weed

Eupatorium greggii

Eupatorium greggii

Texas ageratum

* native to southwest U.S.

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Eurybia divaricatus

Eurybia divaricatus

White wood aster

Foeniculum rubrum

Foeniculum rubrum

Bronze fennel

Gaillardia 'Burgundy'

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Gaillardia 'Oranges and Lemons'

Gaillardia ‘Oranges and Lemons’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Gaillardia 'Tizzy'

Gaillardia ‘Tizzy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Nights’

Oxeye daisy

Hibiscus grandiflora

Hibiscus grandiflora

Velvet mallow

Kosteletzkya virginica

Kosteletzkya virginica

Seashore mallow

Liatris microcephala

Liatris microcephala

Small head blazing star

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

Monarda punctata

Monarda punctata

Spotted horsemint

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

Phlox paniculata 'Delta Snow'

Phlox paniculata ‘Delta Snow’

Garden phlox

Physostegia virginiana

Physostegia virginiana ‘Miss Manners’

Obedient plant

Pycnanthemum incanum

Pycnanthemum incanum

Mountain mint

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Virginia mountain mint

Ratibida columnifera

Ratibida columnifera

Prairie coneflower / Mexican hat

rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

Rosemary

* exotic

Rudbeckia fulgida

Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange coneflower

Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’

Mealycup sage

* native to southwestern U.S.

Scutellaria incana

Scutellaria incana

Hoary skullcap

Sedum 'Autumn Joy'

Sedum x ‘Autumn Joy’

Stonecrop

* exotic

Solidago caesia

Solidago caesia

Bluestem goldenrod

Solidago odora

Solidago odora

Sweet goldenrod

Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'

Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’

Rough-leaf goldenrod

Solidago speciosa

Solidago speciosa

Showy goldenrod

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokesia laevis ‘Peachie’s Pick’

Stokes’ aster

Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Verbena canadensis ‘Homestead Purple’

Verbena

Vernonia lettermanii

Vernonia lettermanii

Threadleaf ironweed

Vernonia noveboracensis

Vernonia noveboracensis

New York ironweed

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