Flower Beds in the Fountain Garden...

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

The Fountain Garden has gained new life with the recent rains.  Enjoy the flowers beds and play in the fountain.

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Gradiflora Hosta

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

The Klehm Hosta Garden has 75 varieties of hosta. Hostas increase in size and value each year. What other perennial can be planted and, literally, forgotten or neglected, and still be better than the year before? Their beauty, diversity, and durability will give many years of enjoyment and an excellent return on your initial investment! Some hostas are dug out by ‘critters’ during the winter, and have the roots exposed all winter, and still manage to grow very well after being replanted! They are definitely hardy plants!...

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Hosta in Bloom

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

Hostas have been cultivated in China and Japan for centuries. They did not become known in the western world until 1790 when two species arrived in Europe from China. Today, hostas are widely grown throughout the world in many gardens and now number over 7,000 varieties! Flowers range from pure white to shades of deep blue, pink, purple, or white-striped. Many are sought for the fragrance of the flowers. These plants could be called the most perfect plants! Hostas are one of the best perennials for shade, and some of the cultivars are suited for full sun. All are grown for their lush and attractive foliage, as well as for their ability to act as ground covers, edgers, background or specimen plants. Foliage colors include shades of blues, greens, yellows to golds, white margined,...

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Japanese White Pine

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

This Japanese White Pine can be found in front of the Clarcor Pavilion.  The Japanese White is very popular with bonsai...

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Morning Light Grass

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

The Grass Garden is a must see in Summer and Fall.  Learn more about this garden...

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Moth in Butterfly Garden

Saturday, August 20, 2011 by

The flowers in the Butterfly Garden attract moths as well.

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