Japanese Wisteria Wisteria floribunda
One of our native roses is beginning to flower and will continue for most of the summer. It's pink flowers will then turn to tasty rose hips that are very high in vitamin C.
Woods Rose Rosa woodsii
The columbines throughout Redbutte are in their prime right now. They are very fragrant so be sure and take the time to smell them when you come upon any.
Columbine Aquilegia sp.
Fragrant Columbine Aquilegia fragrans
When you stroll throught the Water Pavillion Garden keep your eye open for the Carolina Allspice bush and the Siberian Yarrow.
Siberian Yarrow Achillea siberica
Carolina Allspice Calycanthus floridus
To finish off this blog, here are a couple pictures from the Floral Walk
Bigroot Geranium Geranium macrorrhizum
Shasta Daisy Leucanthemum x superbum
It seems like you can't walk anywhere in the garden now without being confronted with color and fragrance. Low growing groundcovers such as Thyme and large trees like the Golden Chain Trees are in bloom right now, and let me tell you, they are spectacular.
There's no better time to visit the garden than the present.