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August


Longwood Hybrid Giant Waterlily, Victoria amazonica x cruziana - huge circular leaves and night blooming flower which opens as a white female flower the first night and as a pink male flower the second night, located in the Four Seasons Garden/Damson Aquatic Garden

Fern Collection - 170 species located in the Fern Glade; others located throughout the Garden  

Crapemyrtle, Lagerstroemia indica, L. fauriei, L.  limiiL. indica x L. fauriei - exfoliating bark, great fall color and a long bloom season with wide range of colors; size ranges from dwarfs at 18” to trees at 30’; located throughout the Garden
 
Panicle Hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Silver Dollar’, ‘Limelight’, ’White Moth’, ‘Phantom’, ’Pink Diamond’ - deciduous shrubs with panicle flowers opening in white, pink or lime green, some aging to pink, extending the hydrangea bloom season into fall; located throughout the Garden
     
Peanut Butter Shrub (also Harlequin glorybower) , Clerodendrum trichotomum - deciduous shrub 10-30 ft. tall and wide with a suckering habit; white fragrant flowers July- September; grows in full sun to part shade; crushed leaves crushed smell like peanut butter; found by looking northeast while lying in a hammock

Autumn Rouge™ Encore® Azalea, Rhododendron ‘Conlea’ PP#10438 - evergreen shrub 4’ tall x 4.5’ wide; 2” semi-double pink blossoms in spring and fall; located at Cole Pond; other Encore® Azaleas located throughout the Garden

Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm' - herbaceous perennial 2-3’ tall with 1’to 2’ spread; flowers are yellow rays with black center

Caladium - tropical foliage plant grown for its spectacular, multicolored decorative leaves; grown as an annual in the Garden; don’t miss the borders on your way to the Four Seasons Garden

Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa - herbaceous perennial 1-2.5’ tall and 1-1.5’ wide; blooms yellow/orange, June- September; host plant for Gray Hairstreak, Queen and Monarch butterflies; located at Nichols Terrace, Four Seasons Garden, Purdy Butterfly House

Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca - herbaceous perennial 4’-6’ tall; pink fragrant blooms; important host of the Monarch; located at Garden Of Hope, Four Seasons Garden and outside the Purdy Butterfly House

     
 
 





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