Welcome to the Garden
What's Growing On
- Nandina domestica (Heavenly Bamboo) - evergreen shrub with leaves of red, orange, bronze, and pink during the winter; late summer flowers produce berries that turn brilliant orange-red and delight the birds in your neighborhood; branches may be cut for floral arrangements any time of the year, lasting several day
- Salix choenomeloides ‘Mt Asama’ (Giant Pussy Willow) - large multi-stemmed shrub grown for its highly ornamental silver-pink catkins; very hardy
- Pinus strobus prostrata (White Pine cv)- small pine tree with an interesting creeping habit.
Four Seasons Garden
- Magnolia x soulangiana ‘Alexandrina’ - most commonly grown deciduous magnolia, multi-trunked with pale, smooth bark
- Salix alba ‘Tristis’ (Niobe Weeping Willow) - has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy narrow leaves turn yellow in fall. Winter reveals its gracefully weeping golden branches.
- Taxodium distichum ‘Cascade Falls’ (Weeping Bald Cypress) - appears evergreen but is deciduous (bald). This compact form offers interest to the garden landscape with its branches that hang outward and then plunge vertically toward the ground; produces knobs or "knees" that may help with air absorption
Dogwood Trail/Fern Glade
- Helleborus foetidus (Bear’s Claw) - carefree perennial noted for its bell-shaped, pale green flowers
- Acuba japonica ‘Gold Dust’- rounded, shade-loving, evergreen shrub with gold speckled foliage
- Magnolia grandifolia (Southern Magnolia)- native to southeast US; evergreen with straight trunk and very large and fragrant flowers appearing throughout summer into fall
- Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’ (Witch Hazel) - upright cultivar with tiered branches and spreading habit; noted for winter-blooming, sweetly fragrant, copper flowers
- Hamamelis vernalis (Witch Hazel) - shrub with very showy fall foliage followed by small, reddish-brown flowers with a spicy fragrance; southeast US native
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Look for this logo to locate these plants in the Garden.