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The Butchart Chronicles : July 24, 2013

Flower Report for July 24 2013

We have reached the peak of our summer floral display with the Rose Garden in full bloom and the annual and perennial borders bursting with colour. You will find fascinating hanging baskets, window boxes and container plantings. We even plant up the tops of our garbage containers. When strolling through the gardens be sure to look for our many topiary figures strategically throughout the grounds.
-- Rick Los, Director of Horticulture

In Bloom:

  • Abutilon
  • Aconitum (Monkshood)
  • Aruncus
  • Asiatic Lilies
  • Astilbe 
  • Astrantia
  • Begonia - tuberous
  • Clerodendron
  • Clethra
  • Crocosmia
  • Dierama
  • Echinacea
  • Fuchsia
  • Helenium
  • Hemerocallis
  • Hydrangea petiolaris (climbing hydrangea)
  • Hypericum
  • Lathyrus (Sweet Pea)
  • Ligularia
  • Lysimachia
  • Monarda
  • Nandina
  • Nymphea (Water Lily)
  • Opuntia (in Mediterranean Garden)
  • Phlox
  • Primula pulverulenta (Candelabra primula)
  • Romneya (California Tree Poppy)
  • Sidalcea
  • Thalictrum
  • Thunbergia
  • Tradescantia
  • Zantedeschia (Calla Lily)