Late Summer Color in the Perennial Garden

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Late Summer Color in the Perennial Garden

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The last of summer’s flowers fill the spectrum of color from red to violet. The late summer flowers are often large and exuberant. A quick sampling of some of the best is as follows:For red their are some great Hibiscus (‘Fireball’ & ‘Lord Baltimore’) but ‘Dynamite’ crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia hybrid) continues to shine with red … Read More

Flying Flowers grace the Conservatory

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

We have imported nearly 2,000 butterflies from Florida, Texas and Costa Rica for our annual Festival of Butterflies. The conservatory is filled with their favorite nectar plants and set with high humidity to mimic the climate of subtropical Florida & Texas as well as the tropical rain forest of Costa Rica. Five hundred butterflies are … Read More