Heartland Harvest Garden a Hive of Activity

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Heartland Harvest Garden a Hive of Activity

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Behind the scenes the Heartland Harvest Garden is blossoming with activity. This very fragrant Jubilee Rugosa Rose (Rosa rugosa) graces the understory of the Apple Celebration Court. Its flowers are edible but add more fragrance than flavor to the palate. This rose produces extra large fruit “hips” for tea and vitamin C-rich preserves. It is … Read More

Iris Dazzle Powell Gardens Guests

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Powell Gardens’ Iris Hill greets the morning ready for the American Iris Society’s (AIS) national convention visitors. Iris are not quite in peak bloom but are ready to put on a good show. Iris Hill is the Master Planting for the 2009 AIS Annual Convention so is at its maximum size with over 1,400 iris … Read More

Two Spring Favorties now in Bloom!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Two favorite spring blooming plants at Powell Gardens are currently in bloom: Oriental Wisterias and Azaleas! The slow, cool spring has been much to their liking and their flowers are lasting a long time. Look for Wisterias covering the Perennial Garden lakeside arbor and Azaleas throughout the Rock & Waterfall Garden. Oriental Wisterias (the hybrid … Read More