Wednesday, August 10, 2016


If you missed last weeks Arboretum Tour, you missed hearing about these plants that thrive in our summer heat and humidity:


Photos by J. Kollar
Top l. to r.
From CPP area
1.  Cotinus coggygria (Smoketree)
2.  Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter Jasmine)
From Butterfly Garden
3.  Lantana camara 'Miss Huff'
4.  Coreposis verticillata 'Zagreb' (Threadleaf coreopsis)
5.  Ilex vomitoria 'Nana' (Dwarf Yaupon Holly)
Bottom l. to r.
From Perennial Garden
6.  Perovskia atriplicifolia (Russian Sage)
7.  Amsonia hubrichtii (Hubricht's Bluestar)
8.  Panicum virgatum (Native Switch Grass)
From Wildflower Garden
9.  Salvia farinacea (Mealycup Sage)
10. Gaura lindheimeri

Click here for a short article on HEAT HAPPY PLANTS