We Must Lego® of Spring

Submitted June 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM

In case you missed the announcement, Red Butte Garden has a fantastic Lego® display this year called Nature Connects. The sculptures of artist Sean Kenney can be found all throughout the Garden.

Lego® Mantis on the Floral Walk.

Imagine having a live mantis friend this large in your garden to help catch pesky gophers.

Coastal Pricklypear    Opuntia littoralis var. martiniana

The large flowers on this cactus are a magnet for native bees.

You can find this Utah native growing on the Sprout House Roof.

China Snow™ Peking Lilac    Syringa pekinensis 'Morton'

This late-blooming Lilac will knock your socks off with its beatiful white flowers and delicate exfoliating bark.

The Four Seasons Garden is the home of this beauty.

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry    Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'

The fruit on this Serviceberry has a taste similar to blueberries.

These Serviceberries line the Floral Walk just below the Rain Bird sculpture.

Lego Gardener
Lego® gardener helping out in the Herb Garden.

This gardener is dedicated to planting and remains in the Garden 24 hours a day.

Butterfly Milkweed    Asclepias tuberosa

Plant this Utah native to attract Monarch Butterflies to your garden.

This perennial can be found in the Children's Garden, Floral Walk, and Water Conservation Garden.

Fireweed    Epilobium angustifolium

This pink-flowered Utah native thrives in damp, organic soils.

Look for this stunner in the Medicinal Garden and Water Conservation Garden.

Apache Plume
Apache Plume    Fallugia paradoxa

Five-petaled white flowers are followed by these delicate, feathery fruits.

Another Utah native you can find in the Children's Garden and Water Conservation Garden.

Don't forget to bring your tablet or smartphone on your next visit, because we have a great Lego® themed game for kids (and adults) to play as you explore the Garden.

Click HERE to find out how to download and play.

Photos by Jason W. Baker

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