Here Comes June!

Submitted May 31, 2018 at 12:00 PM

May has brought a lot of rain, so that means June will bring a lot of blooms! Come see the bright colors take over the garden!

American Cranberrybush Viburnum     Viburnum trilobum

The larger white flowers you see are actually sterile, but are thought to help in attracting pollinators.

Calico Monkeyflower
Calico Monkeyflower     Mimulus pictus

This little cutie is an endemic to central California. It can be seen in the Water Conservation Garden.

Beauty Bush
Pink Cloud Beauty Bush     Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'

This shrub near the entrance to the Garden has masses of flowers!

Yellow Horned Poppy
Yellow Horned Poppy     Glaucium flavum

The stem of this beauty exudes a yellow latex. The plant is being studied for possible application in cancer treatment.

Coralbells     Heuchera 'Vesuvius'

This sea of pink flowers can be seen in the Rose Garden.

Silver Butterfly Bush
Silver Butterfly Bush    Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea'

As it's name suggests, this bush will bring the butterflies to your yard. You can see it in the Water Conservation Garden and along the Floral Walk.

Bigroot Geranium
Bigroot Geranium    Geranium macrorrhizum

Both the common name and specific epithet (macrorrhizum) of this plant are named for its thick roots, that are actually underground rhizomes.

Come discover what June has to offer at the Garden!

Also, Nature Connects is at the Garden! Garden plus Legos! You don't want to miss it!

Nature Connects

Photos by Jason W. Baker and Heidi M. Simper

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