Goodbye August

Submitted August 31, 2018 at 12:00 PM

It's the last day of August, the weather is slowly cooling, and Labor Day is a few days away! What a perfect weekend to come the Garden!

Gateway Spotted Joe Pye Weed
Gateway Spotted Joe Pye Weed     Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

This towering perennial adds a wonderful contrast around the pond in the Water Pavilion.

Christmas Cheer Poker
Christmas Cheer Poker     Kniphofia 'Christmas Cheer'

This bright poker can be seen blooming in the Water Conservation Garden.

Disco Bell Hibiscus
Disco Bell Hibiscus     Hibiscus 'Disco Bell Mix'

This flower is as big as a human head! Can be seen along the Floral Walk.

Pineapple Lily
Pineapple Lily     Eucomis 'Sparkling Burgundy'

This bulb in the Water Pavilion is just beginning to bloom! Hurry and get up here to catch it's full bloom!

Playboy Rose
Playboy Rose     Rosa 'Playboy'

If you hang out near this shrub in the Rose Garden, you will get an eyeful of bees!

This Labor Day, take a break from the grind by spending a few hours up here at Red Butte Garden. Your senses will thank you!

And don't forget about our Lego® Nature Connects Display! It will only be in the Garden for a couple more weeks!

Photos by Heidi M. Simper

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