Showers Have Brought Flowers!

Submitted May 18, 2016 at 2:07 PM

The recent storms have brought lots of flowers to the Garden. Now that the rain has subsided and the temperatures are just right, it is a pleasant time to be outside and gaze at natures glory.

Jacob's Ladder    Polemonium caeruleum ssp. himalayanum

Check out these beauties in the Fragrance Garden!

Yagumo Tree Peony    Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yagumo'

With blooms as big as a dinner plate, people and bees have no choice but to stop and stay awhile. Can you spot the bee in this photo?

Dwarf Sneezewort    Achillea ptarmica 'Nana Compacta'

These cute little numbers can be seen in the Water Pavilion

Columbine    Aquilegia 'Dragonfly'

In the Children's Garden, if you hang around this flower long enough you are sure to spot a hummingbird.

Himalayan Fleeceflower    Polygonum affinis 'Dimity'

Along the Floral Walk, this charming groundcover will bloom all summer long.

The weather doesn't get much better than this, so come take a delightful walk through the Garden today.
Photos by Heidi Simper

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