Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Top five in bloom this week (May 25 - 31)

Here are our top five favourite blooms this week. It was rather difficult choosing only five.
In the President's Choice Show Garden:
Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yoshinogawa' (Tree Peony)

In the Kitchen Garden: Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns" (Wild Columbine)

In the Garden Hall Courtyard: Rhodendron 'Golden Lights'

In Nature's Garden Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen' (Allium)

In the Entry Garden Walk: Amsonia tabernaemontana

Also, check out the Irises in bloom, we have a few varieties to enjoy. Iris 'Immortality'

Bearded Iris 'Earl of Essex'

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

May 20, 2009

What a terrific week to start our blog! There are many plants in bloom this week, just in time for Doors Open on the weekend.

The Entry Garden Walk

'Don Quichotte'

'Purple Dream'


'Purple Smoke'

Tulipa 'Lilac Wonder'

x hybridum

Allium 'Purple Sensation'

In the Terrace Garden

Phlox douglasii 'Cracker Jack'

Aubrietia 'Purple Cascade'

Veronica peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'

In the Knot Garden

Iris germanica 'Immortality'

Anemone multifida 'Annabelle White'

Aquilegia flabellata 'Alba'

Anemone sylvestris 'Snowdrop'

In the President's Choice Show Garden

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Feng Dian Bai'

Nature's Garden

Cercis canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Camassia leichtlinii

Syringa 'Bailbelle'

In the Water Garden

Geum coccineum 'Werner Arends'

In the Westview Terrace

Helleborus foetidus

Cercis canadensis

Viburnum x burkwoodii

Cercis canadensis 'Covey'

In the Garden Hall Courtyard

Trollis laxus

Gentiana wutaiensis

Trollius x cultorum 'Cheddar'

In the Kitchen Garden

Various types of Clematis are climbing up the Kitchen Garden fence.