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What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Main Gardens — October 20, 2014

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Roses
(Rosa 'Jacolber')

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Aster (Symphyotrichum
'Milka Carmine')

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Birches in fall color
(Betula sp.)

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Fall gourd displays

Aquatic Garden: Waterlilies (Nymphaea 'Barbara Dobbins', 'Moondance'). Containers: Water hyssop (Bacopa monnieri), Canna 'Intrigue', Amazon sword (Echinodorus 'Rubin'), powdery thalia (Thalia dealbata).

Bulb Garden: MILLION KISSES® Honeymoon begonia (Begonia 'Yamoon'), autumn crocuses (Colchicum 'Lilac Wonder', 'Violet Queen', 'Waterlily', 'Zephyr'), double white autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale 'Alboplenum'), white autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale 'Album'), decorative dahlias (Dahlia 'Bahama Mama', 'Diva', 'Jitterbug'), Guernsey lily (Nerine sarniensis), winter daffodil (Sternbergia lutea). Annuals: Candy Showers Rose snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Candy Showers Rose'), golden butterfly weed (Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold'), ornamental pepper (Capsicum annuum var. annuum 'Numex Twilight'), Laguna™ Sky Blue edging lobelia (Lobelia erinus 'Loboudtis'), ZION™ Red African daisy (Osteospermum ecklonis 'KLEOE11186'), ZION™ Apricot Pink African daisy (Osteospermum ecklonis 'KLEOE11189'), ornamental millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Baron'), anise-scented sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Argentina Skies'), bacopa (Sutera cordata 'Abunda Colossal Blue'), Angel Amber Kiss viola (Viola 'Angel Amber Kiss'), COOL WAVE™ Purple pansy (Viola x wittrockiana 'PAS954556'). Perennials: Napiforme monkshood (Aconitum japonicum ssp. napiforme), Queen of Sheba bugbane (Actaea 'Queen of Sheba'), grapeleaf anemone (Anemone tomentosa), Dilys geranium (Geranium 'Dilys'), bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum var. striatum), Japanese forest grass (Hakonechloa macra 'Albo-Striata'), alumroot (Heuchera 'Electric Lime', Hopley's purple marjoram (Origanum laevigatum 'Hopley's'), dwarf fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'), White Lovely calico aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum 'White Lovely'). Landscape plants: Attraction butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii 'Attraction'), oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'). Fall color: Cranberry cotoneaster (Cotoneaster apiculatus) –red berries, Selkirk crabapple (Malus 'Selkirk') –red fruit, garden snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus) –white berries.

Circle Garden: Floss flower (Ageratum houstonianum 'Artist Purple'), ANGELFACE® Blue Improved summer snapdragon (Angelonia angustifolia 'Anbluim'), summer snapdragon (Angelonia angustifolia 'Serenita Mix'), blood flower (Asclepias currassavica 'Silky Gold'), feather reed grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Eldorado'), canna lily (Canna x generalis 'Richard Wallace'), wheat celosia (Celosia argentea 'Flaming Purple'), garden mums (Chrysanthemum 'Amphion Purple', 'Maryl', 'Purple Passion', 'Rosy Glow'), Korean mum (Chrysanthemum 'Centerpiece'), dwarf pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila'), common cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata Pink Blush', 'Sonata White'), dahlia (Dahlia 'Bashful', 'Lady Liberty', 'Louie Meggos', 'Poodle Skirt'), collarette dahlia (Dahlia 'Lemon Tart'), sweet william (Dianthus barbatus 'Sweet Purple'), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare 'Sweet Florence'), Fireworks gomphrena (Gomphrena 'Fireworks'), sneezeweed (Helenium 'Double Trouble'), heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'), New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri 'Harmony Baroque Pink'), LUSCIOUS® Lemonade lantana (Lantana camara 'Robpwcem'), WHITE LIGHTIN® trailing lantana (Lantana montevidensis 'Momma'), star cluster (Pentas lanceolata 'Starla White'), Royal Cape® leadwort (Plumbago auriculata 'Monott'), black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta 'Irish Eyes'), mealycup sage (Salvia farinacea 'Evolution','Victoria Blue'), anise-scented sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'), Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha 'Midnight'), forsythia sage (Salvia madrensis 'Red Neck Girl'), aster (Symphyotrichum 'Karmine Milka'), Brazilian vervain (Verbena bonariensis 'Buenos Aires'), zinnia (Zinnia elegans 'Pinca'), zinnia (Zinnia marylandica 'Zahara Double Cherry').

Dwarf Conifer Garden: Japanese anemone (Anemone x hybrida 'Cool Cat', 'September Charm'), border thrift (Armeria pseudarmeria 'Joystick Lilac'), leadwort (Plumbaginoides ceratostigma), geranium (Geranium 'Brookside', ROZANNE™ cranesbill (Geranium 'Gerwat'), bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum 'Ankum's Pride'), hardy geranium (Geranium soboliferum 'Butterfly Kisses'), daylily (Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns'), coral bells (Heuchera 'Dark Mystery', 'Mocha'), QUICK FIRE™ hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'), Rainbow Knockout® rose (Rosa 'Radcor'), Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire').

Enabling Garden: Central Gallery: Serena™ White summer snapdragon (Angelonia angustifolia 'PAS394032'), SUNDAZER Flame strawflower (Bracteantha bracteata 'Flobrafla'), trumpetcreeper (Campsis radicans 'Minnesota Red'), Oriental clematis (Clematis orientalis), globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa 'Fireworks'), Incrediball® smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'), tall purple Moor grass (Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Windspiel'), catmint (Nepeta 'Joanna Reed'), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'David'), cutleaf coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata 'Herbstsonne'), Japanese spirea (Spiraea japonica 'Neon Flash'), aster (Symphyotrichum 'Henry III Purple', 'Peter III Blue'). Container Court: New Zealand sedge (Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire'), mum (Chrysanthemum 'Allyson Peace'), garden mum (Chrysanthemum x morifolium 'Dazzling Stacy'), common cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata Pink Blush'), ornamental peppers (Capsicum annuum var. annuum 'Mambo Orange', 'Pearl Black'), Cambridge geranium (Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'), heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'), VERTIGO® pennisetum (Pennisetum 'Tift-8'), fountain grass (Pennisetum advena 'Eaton Canyon'), anise-scented sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'), SORBETTM Violet Beacon XP viola (Viola 'PAS733566'), pansy (Viola x wittrockiana 'Panola Clear Mix'), MATRIXTM Clear Yellow pansy (Viola x wittrockiana 'PAS334564'), zinnia (Zinnia elegans 'Profusion Double Cherry'). Vista: New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri 'Raspberry Rose'), anise-scented sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'). West Flower Walk: Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Twinny White'), chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Sparkle White'), hosta (Hosta 'Leather Sheen'), late panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva').

English Oak Meadow: Floss flower (Ageratum houstonianum 'Blue Horizon'), bloodflower milkweed (Asclepias curassavica 'Silky Gold'), black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer'), Indigo Spires salvia (Salvia 'Indigo Spires'), anise sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'), African marigold (Tagetes erecta 'Crackerjack Yellow'), zinnias (Zinnia elegans 'Benary's Giant Lime', 'Benary's Giant Orange', 'Benary's Giant Scarlet').

English Walled Garden: West Entrance: Leadwort (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides), Bolero hardy garden chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Bolero'), Midnight Marvel mallow (Hibiscus 'Midnight Marvel'), WHITE CHIFFON™ rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwood Two'), INCREDIBALL® smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'), late panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'), Mystic Merlin high mallow (Malva sylvestris 'Mystic Merlin'), Fire Marshall beebalm (Monarda 'Fire Marshall'), flowering tobacco (Nicotiana mutabilis), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise', 'Miss Mary'), obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana 'Crystal Peak White'), Kordesii rose (Rosa 'Champlain'), hybrid musk rose (Rosa 'Darlow's Enigma'), Evolution Violet Blue salvia (Salvia farinacea 'Evolution Violet Blue'), Andean sage (Salvia haenkei), lilac salvia (Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'). Fall Color: Harvest Red holly (Ilex 'Harvest Red) -red berries. Container: Matchsticks quill mum (Chrysanthemum 'Matchsticks'), Amistad salvia (Salvia 'Amistad'). Vista Garden: Yarrow (Achillea 'Paprika'), Whirlwind Japanese anemone (Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'), Arrow Deep Red snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Arrow Deep Red'), Junkyard Dog dahlia (Dahlia 'Junkyard Dog'), Magic Moment dahlia (Dahlia 'Magic Moment'), Spangle Star dianthus (Dianthus 'Spangle Star'), sweet William (Dianthus barbatus 'Amazon Rose Magic'), late panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'), spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Orange Perfection'), The Dark Lady rose (Rosa 'Ausbloom'), Ilsa Krohn Superior Kordesii rose (Rosa 'Ilse Krohn Superior'), Shi Ho Japanese wood sage (Salvia glabrescens 'Shi Ho'), Formosa toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana 'Gilt Edge'), corkscrew vine (Vigna caracalla). Fall Color: Red-leaved mukdenia (Mukdenia rossii 'Karasuba')-red leaves. Container: Scented geranium (Pelargonium 'Concolor Lace'). Daisy Garden: Frikart's aster (Aster x frikartii 'Monch'), Korean chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Hillside Sheffield'), Heartthrob dahlia (Dahlia 'Heartthrob'), cucumberleaf sunflower (Helianthus debilis 'Italian White'), Mexican flame vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides), gloriosa daisy (Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer'), Blue Autumn aster (Symphyotrichum 'Blue Autumn'), New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Barr's Blue', 'Mrs. S. T. Wright'), New York aster (Symphyotrichum novae-belgii 'Bonny Blue'), aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies'), feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium). Fall Color: Crabapple (Malus 'David', 'Beverly') - red fruit. Container: Sundaze® Flame strawflower (Bracteantha bracteata 'Flo Rafla'), decorative garden mum (Chrysanthemum x morifolium 'Edith White'. Courtyard Garden: Purple Mist hardy garden mum (Chrysanthemum 'Purple Mist'), Annabelle hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'), late panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'), Giga White sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima 'Giga White'). Container: RAQUELTM Ruby Red garden chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Yoraquel'). Cottage: Windflower (Anemone x hybrida 'Andrea Atkinson'), Waltham Hybrid asparagus (Asparagus officinalis 'Waltham Hybrid'), Purple Mist hardy garden mum (Chrysanthemum 'Purple Mist'), Lilac Wonder autumn crocus (Colchicum 'Lilac Wonder'), Gitts Crazy dahlia (Dahlia 'Gitts Crazy'), heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'), Annabelle hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'), woodland tobacco (Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only the Lonely'), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'David', 'David's Lavender'), Kordesii rose (Rosa 'Henry Hudson', 'John Davis'), MYSTIC SPIRES BLUETM sage (Salvia 'Balsamisp'), Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha 'Midnight'), Spanish Eyes black eyed Susan vine (Thunbergia alata 'Spanish Eyes'), corkscrew vine (Vigna caracalla). Fall Color: Warren Red possumhaw (Ilex decidua 'Warren Red') - orange berries. Container: Amistad salvia (Salvia 'Amistad'). Stepping Stones: Grapeleaf anemone (Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima'), Clara Curtis chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Clara Curtis'), bleeding heart vine (Dactylicapnos scandens 'Golden Tears'), Gitts Crazy dahlia (Dahlia 'Gitts Crazy'), Blue Wonder catmint (Nepeta racemosa 'Blue Wonder'), flowering tobacco (Nicotiana mutabilis), woodland tobacco (Nicotiana sylvestris 'Only the Lonely'), Formosa toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana 'Gilt Edge'). Fall Color: Red leaf rose (Rosa glauca) - red fruit. Container: Purple Mist hardy garden mum (Chrysanthemum 'Purple Mist'). Pergola: Azure monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelli 'Arendsii'), Floss flower (Ageratum houstonianum 'High Tide Blue'), Whirlwind Japanese anemone (Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'), bush violet (Browallia speciosa 'Marine Bells'), Unique panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Unique'), Blue Wonder catmint (Nepeta racemosa 'Blue Wonder'), garden phlox (Phylox paniculata 'Amethyst', 'Katherine'), devil's bit (Succisa pratensis), Halo Sky Blue viola (Viola cornuta 'Halo Sky Blue'), Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda). Fall Color: Redleaf Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea), Boer cotoneaster (Cotoneaster 'Boer') - red berries, cutleaf sumac (Rhus typhina 'Laciniata'). Container: Magadi Basket Dark Blue lobelia (Lobelia erinus 'Magadi Basket Dark Blue'), ROYAL CAPE® leadwort (Plumbago auriculata 'Monott'), Amistad salvia (Salvia 'Amistad'), ivy leaf sage (Salvia cacaliifolia).

The Esplanade: Chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum 'Autumn Glow Bronze', 'Marjorie Fox Red', 'Raquel Ruby', 'Radiant Red', 'Rhino Orange', 'Sly Jenna', 'Warm Megan'. Regenstein Bldg.: DIAMOND FROST™ graceful spurge (Euphorbia hypericifolia 'Inneuphe'). Containers: Chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum 'Delphi Purple', 'Flaming Cranberry', 'Sunset Orange'), RAQUEL™ Ruby Red mum (Chrysanthemum 'Yoraquel'). Fall color: Whitespire birch (Betula populifolia 'Whitespire'), Milkyway Chinese dogwood (Cornus kousa var. chinensis 'Milkyway').

Heritage Garden: Tropical plants are being taken in for the winter. Fall Containers: Chrysanthemum 'Dandelion Wine'. Africa: Lion's ear (Leonotis ocymifolia 'Savannah Sundet'), ZION™ Red African Daisy (Osteospermum 'KLEOE11186'), ornamental millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Jade Princess' & 'Purple Majesty'), red castor bean (Ricinus communis 'Sanguineus'). Aquatic Pools: Variegated sweet flag (Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'), water canna (Canna 'Erebus' & 'Ra'), purple water canna (Canna 'Intrigue'), papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), lotus (Nelumbo 'Nomo Botan'), lotus (Nelumbo 'Red Russian'), water lilies (Nymphaea 'Albert Greenberg', 'Arc En Ciel', 'Blue Beauty', 'Director George T. Moore', 'Foxfire', 'Green Smoke', 'Kathy McLane', 'Red Flare', 'St. Louis Gold', 'Sunfire', 'Texas Shell Pink'), purple showers (Ruellia brittoniana), Chinese lizards's tail (Saururus chinensis), white rush (Scirpus albescens), Santa Cruz waterlily (Victoria crusiana) - foliage. Asia: Solstice Orange Bicolor snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Solstice Orange Bicolor'), pak choi (Brassica rapa 'Red Choi') –foliage, Vierling dill (Anethum graveolens 'Vierling'), Gold Shot wallflower (Erysimum 'Gold Shot'), Fire Tail mountain fleeceflower (Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Fire Tail'), Formosa toad lily (Tricyrtis formosana). Aster: Football mum (Chrysanthemum 'Cheerleader'), pompon mum (Chrysanthemum 'Brown Eyes'), quilled spoon chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Ice Crystals'),DALAYA® Yogi dahlia (Dahlia 'KLED11031'), white wood aster (Eurybia divaricata), Lemore goldenrod (Solidago x hybrida 'Lemore'), Karmijn Milka aster (Symphyotrichum 'Karmijn Milka'). Australia: Crimson bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus 'Little John'), silver-leaved mountain gum (Eucalyptus pulverulenta 'Baby Blue') - foliage, Starshine Blue star creeper (Isotoma axillaris 'Starshine Blue'), New Zealand flax (Phormium 'Rainbow Surprise'& P. atropurpureum 'Rubrum') - foliage, MOHAVE™ Fire strawflower (Xerochrysum bracteatum 'KLEBB08398'). Borage: Chinese forget-me-not (Cynoglossum amabile 'Avalanche'), heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'). Buttercup: Maple-leaf bugbane (Actaea acerina),
Pamina Japanese anemone (Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Pamina'), Pretty Lady Susan Japanese anemone (Anemone x hybrida 'Pretty Lady Susan'), Golden Queen globeflower (Trollius chinensis 'Golden Queen'). Europe: Broccoli-kale hybrid (Brassica oleracea 'Peacock Purple'), pot marigold (Calendula officinalis 'Porcupine'), Penny Red with Blotch viola (Viola 'Penny Red with Blotch'). Figwort: Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Potomac Yellow', 'Rocket Red' & 'Solstice Orange Tricolor'), ROMEO WHITE™ twinspur (Diascia barberae 'Balwinwite'), AROMATICA™ Scarlet nemesia (Nemesia 'Balarlet'). Grass: Variegated reed grass (Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'), Northern sea oats (Chasmanthium latifolium), little dot Eulalia grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Puenktchen'), tall purple moor grass (Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Windspiel'), Purple Majesty millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'), Oriental fountain grass (Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'), northern dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis). Iris: Gladiolus (Gladiolus 'Princess Margaret Rose'). Japan: Grapeleaf anemone (Anemone x hybrida 'Robustissima'), Autumn Beauty mum (Chrysanthemum 'Autumn Beauty'), spoon Korean mum (Chrysanthemum 'Starlet'), brush-style mum (Chrysanthemum 'Saga Nishiki'), Vanilla Strawberry™ panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Renby'). Lily: Autumn crocus (Colchicum 'Giant'), Guernsey lily (Nerine sarniensis). Linnaeus Meadow: Korean feather reed grass (Calamagrostis brachytricha), fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides), Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), floribunda rose (Rosa 'Nearly Wild'). Mint: Anise-scented sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Van Remsen'), Red Neck Girl forsythia sage (Salvia madrensis 'Red Neck Girl'), Brazilian Purple sage (Salvia splendens 'Brazilian Purple'). Nightshade: MILLION BELLS® Crackling Fire mini petunia (Calibrachoa 'Sunbelfire'), peppers (Capsicum annuum 'Topfruit White Red') –colorful fruit, matrimony vine (Lycium halimifolium), LARA™ White cupflower (Nierembergia 'Klenc06134'), blue potato shrub (Solanum rantonnetii 'Royal Robe'). North America: HAWAIIAN FIRE™ Orange Drop bidens (Bidens ferulifolia 'Orange Drop'), Sunrich Lemon sunflower (Helianthus annuus 'Sunrich Lemon'), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Fondant Fancy'). Physic: Pot marigold (Clanedula officinalis 'Orange King'), spoon chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Starlet'), hairy aster (Symphyotrichum pilosum), New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Magic Yellow feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium 'Magic Yellow'), MATRIX™ Red Blotch pansy (Viola x wittrockiana 'PAS419934'). Rose: Italian alpine strawberry (Fragaria vesca), CRIMSON MEIDILAND® shrub rose (Rosa 'MEIzerbil'), MEREDITH hybrid tea rose (Rosa 'Wekmeredoc'). South America: Autumn Palette red amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus 'Autumn Palette'), canna lily (Canna x generalis 'Robert Kent'), peppers (Capsicum annuum 'Calypso Deep Orange', 'Rio Orange', 'Topfruit White Red') –colorful fruit, SENORITA ROSALITA® spider flower (Cleome hassleriana 'Inncleosr'), variegated cassava (Manihot esculenta 'Variegata') – foliage. Vervain: Duet beautybush (Callicarpa dichotoma 'Duet') –lavender fruit, LUSCIOUS® CITRUS BLEND™ shrub verbena (Lantana camara '2003.301'), Samantha lantana (Lantana camara 'Samantha'), three-leaf lantana (Lantana trifolia), Buenos Aires Brazilian vervain (Verbena bonariensis 'Buenos Aires'), LeCompte chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus 'LeCompte'), Silver Spire chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus 'Silver Spire').

Lagoon Garden: Variegated Japanese silver grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'), Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae and cv. 'Harrington's Pink').

Lakeside Gardens: Monkshood (Aconitum 'Newry Blue'), Albadura Japanese anemone (Anemone tomentosa 'Albadura'), sweet autumn clematis (Clematis terniflora), Hesse cotoneaster (Cotoneaster 'Hessei') -red berries, tufted hair grass (Deschampsia caespitosa), mint shrub (Elsholtzia stauntonii), spotted Joe Pye weed (Eupatorium maculatum), white Joe Pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum 'Alba'), alumroot (Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'), smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Hayes Starburst'), mophead hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla), late panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'), crimson pincushion (Knautia macedonica), tall purple moor grass (Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Skyracer'), Persian catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Six Hills Giant'), Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), mountain fleeceflower (Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'), CAREFREE BEAUTY® rose (Rosa 'Bucbi'), CAREFREE WONDER™ shrub rose (Rosa 'Meipitac'), aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolius 'October Skies'), spike speedwell (Veronica spicata 'High Five').

Landscape Gardens: Rock Garden: Ozawa onion (Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa'), autumn crocus (Colchicum'Violet Queen'), star tickseed (Coreopsis pubescens 'Sunshine Superman'), yellow corydalis (Corydalis lutea), blue rindo gentian (Gentiana scabra var. buergeri), dwarf wild marjoraum (Origanum vulgare 'Compactum Nanum'). Traditional Bed: Azure monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii), white boltonia (Boltonia asteroides 'Snowbank'), Pink Delight butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii 'Pink Delight'), tickseed (Coreopsis 'Full Moon'), obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'), smooth blue aster (Symphyotrichum laeve 'Calliope'), side-flowering aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum), New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Honeysong Pink' and 'Treasure'). Cool Colors: White wood aster (Eurybia divaricata), panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Pink Diamond'), Frosty Morn sedum (Hylotelephium erythrostictum 'Frosty Morn'), October Skies aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies'). Pond & Stream: Lesser calamint (Calamintha nepeta 'Gottlieb Friendkunt' & 'Montrose White'), decorative garden mum (Chrysanthemum x morifolium 'Autumn Glow Bronze'), white wood aster (Eurybia divaricata), tall purple moor grass (Molinia caerulea ssp. arundinacea 'Skyracer'), catmint (Nepeta 'Dropmore'), Cheyenne Sky dwarf switchgrass (Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'), fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry' & 'Red Head'), polyantha rose (Rosa 'The Fairy'), northern dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepsis), side-flowering aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum). Fall color: Apple serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana'). Easy-to-grow bed: White Diamonds panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'White Diamonds'), Cheyenne Sky dwarf switchgrass (Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'). Fall color: Royal Purple smoke tree (Cotinus coggyria 'Royal Purple'), Morning Sun crabapple (Malus 'Joy Morton' Morning Sun) – yellow fruit. Herb Garden: Crown daisy (Chrysanthemun coronarium 'Shingiku Leaf'), autumn crocus (Colchicum 'Violet Queen'), catmint (Nepeta reichenbachiana), Fireworks goldenrod (Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'), nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus 'Vesuvius'), SORBET™ Peach Melba violet (Viola 'PAS91244'). Fall color: Wolf Eyes Chinese dogwood (Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'), cranberry cotoneaster (Cotoneaster apiculatus) – red fruit, crabapple (Malus 'Hook's #15') – yellow fruit, Carmencita Bright Red castor bean (Ricinus communis 'Carmencita Bright Red') – red seed pods. Viburnum Walk & Outside Perimeter: Miss Ruby butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii 'Miss Ruby'), ornamental pepper (Capsicum annuum var. annuum 'Numex Twilight'), daisy mums (Chrysanthemum 'Babylon Bronze'), football mum (Chrysanthemum x morifolium 'Cheerleader'), autumn crocus (Colchicum 'Waterlily'), Rozanne® cranesbill (Geranium 'Gerwat'), WHITE DIAMONDS® panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Hypmadl'), dwarf fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'), ornamental millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Baron'), slender rosinweed (Silphium gracile), northern dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepsis). Fall color: Japanese beauty bush (Callicarpa japonica) – purple berries, FIRESPIRE™ musclewood (Carpinus caroliniana), Hesse cotoneaster (Cotoneaster 'Hessei') – red fruit, oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice'), Sargent crabapple (Malus sargentii) – red fruit.

McGinley Pavilion: Twinny White snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Twinny White'), Crane White ornamental kale (Brassica oleracea 'Crane White'), Sparkle White chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Sparkle White'), Hosta 'Fragrant Bouquet', smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Hayes Starburst'), panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Unique'), Carefree Beauty® rose (Rosa 'Bucbi'). Containers: Twinny Yellow snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus 'Twinny Yellow'), Rustic Gold chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Rustic Gold'), golden millet grass (Milium effusum var. aureum 'Flashlights').

Native Plant Garden: Woods: Rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium), white snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), prairie aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblonifolius), arrow-leaved aster (Symphyotrichum sagittifolius), orange berries near entrance. Stream/Bird Area: Bur sedge (Carex grayi) –seed heads, purple cone flower (Echinacea purpurea)..a few, white snakeroot (Eryngium yuccifolium), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), heath aster (Symphyotriflorum ericoides), New England aster (Symphyotriflorum novae-angliae), aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium), side-flowering aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum). Prairie: Rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium) -fading, wild quinine (Parthenium integrifolium), staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina) –seed heads, little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides), panicle aster (Symphyotrichum lanceolata), side flowering aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum), New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium).

Rose Garden: All America Roses: DICK CLARK™, DREAM COME TRUE™, EASY DOES IT™, MARDI GRAS™, MOONDANCE™, PINK PROMISE™, WALKING ON SUNSHINE™. Bourbon Rose: 'Louise Odier'. Climbing Rose: BRITE EYES™, 'John Davis'. Climbing Hybrid Tea Rose: COMPASSION®. Damask Rose: 'Rose de Rescht'. English Shrub Rose: CROCUS ROSE™, EGLANTYNE, HERITAGE®, MARY ROSE®, SHARIFA ASMA®, THE DARK LADY®. Floribunda Rose: BRILLIANT PINK ICEBERG™, CHARLES AZNAVOUR™, 'Europeana', 'Fashion', HOT COCOA™, ICEBERG™, LAVAGLUT®, LILLI MARLEEN®, SCENTIMENTAL™, SEXY REXY®, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN™. Grandiflora Rose: CANDELABRA™, CRIMSON BOUQUET™, 'Hi, Neighbor', LOVE™, 'Queen Elizabeth'. Hybrid Moyesii Rose: 'Nevada'. Hybrid Musk Rose: 'Penelope'. Hybrid Perpetual Rose: 'Georg Arends'. Hybrid Rugosa Rose: 'Monte Cassino'. Hybrid Tea Rose: AMALIA™, BETTY WHITE™, CHICAGO PEACE®, 'Dainty Bess', ELINA®, ELLE®, GEMINI™, INGRID BERGMAN®, 'La France', LOVE AND PEACE™, MARILYN MONROE™, 'Medallion', OPENING NIGHT®, 'Peace', THE MCCARTNEY ROSE™, 'Tiffany', TROPICANA™. Hybrid Wichurana Rose: 'AlbĂ©ric Barbier'. Kordesii Rose: 'Champlain'. Landscape Shrub Rose: OSO HAPPY®Candy Oh!. Miniature Moss Rose: SCARLET MOSS™. Rose: BABY LOVE™, CUPCAKE™, GENTLE MAID™, GIZMO™, GOURMET POPCORN™, 'Green Ice', MAGIC CAROUSEL®, MINNIE PEARL®, RAINBOW'S END™, RUBY RUBY™, SUN SPRINKLES™. MiniFlora Rose: HAZEL MCCALLION™. Moss Rose: 'Salet'. Polyantha Rose: 'Katharina Zeimet', 'Marie Pavie', 'The Fairy'. Shrub Rose: BONICA®, CAREFREE DELIGHT™, CAREFREE SUNSHINE™, 'Country Dancer', DAYDREAM™, 'Distant Drums', 'George Vancouver', KNOCK OUT®, MAJESTY™, MORGENROT®, OUTTA THE BLUE™, PINK DOUBLE KNOCKOUT®, 'Prairie Harvest', ROBUSTA™, 'Sea Foam', STARRY NIGHT™, Thrive!® Good 'n Plenty, WHITE MEIDILAND®, 'Winter Sunset'. Species Rose: Green rose (Rosa x odorata 'Viridiflora'). Landscape plants: Blue Waterfall bellflower (Campanula 'Blue Waterfall', SNOW PRINCESS™ sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima 'Inlbusnopc'), Early Bird catmint (Nepeta 'Early Bird'), dwarf catmint (Nepeta 'Meow"), JUNIOR WALKER™ catmint (Nepeta 'Novanepjun'), LITTLE TRUDY™ catmint (Nepeta 'Psfike'), dwarf catmint (Nepeta racemosa 'Superba'), Purrsian Blue catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Purrsian Blue'). Linden Allee: Garden chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Atomic Orange', 'Hailey Orange'), spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pearls'). Containers: Kale (Brassica oleracea 'Nero Di Toscana'), broccoli-kale hybrid (Brassica oleracea 'Peacock Purple'), Kermit Pompon (Chrysanthemum 'Kermit'), Black Beauty alumroot (Heuchera 'Black Beauty'), coral bells (Heuchera 'Southern Comfort'), ornamental millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Jade Princess'). Rose Containers: CAREFREE DELIGHT®, 'Viridiflora'. Autumn interest: Rose hips: 'Alba Maxima', 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup', 'Gloire de Ducher', 'Queen's Knight'. Fall color: Miyabe Maple (Acer miyabei).

Sensory Garden: Meadow & Entrance: Dragon wing pink begonia (Begonia x hybrida 'Dragon Wing Pink')', honeysuckle fuchsia (Fuchsia triphylla 'Billy Green'), New Guinea impatiens (Impatiens hawkeri 'Color Power Burgundy'), various crabapple varieties (Malus) – fruit, Hameln dwarf fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'). Fragrant Raised Bed: Giant hyssop (Agastache 'Tutti Frutti'), heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens 'Fragrant Delight'), Butterfly yellow Marguerite (Argyranthemum frutescens 'Butterfly'), chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'King's Delight'),Goldfield chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Goldfield'). Color Raised Bed: Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) – fruit, dahlia (Dahlia 'Ivanetti', 'Lollipop'), Pink Zazzle globe amaranth (Gomphrena 'Pink Zazzle'), MARDI GRAS™ sneezeweed (Helenium 'Helbro'), LANDMARK™ yellow lantana (Lantana camara 'Balucyell'), SUN SPUN™ Blue petunia (Petunia x hybrida 'Balspunlu'), black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'), mealycup sage (Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'), Bridesmaid zinnia (Zinnia elegans 'Bridesmaid'), Purple Prince zinnia (Zinnia elegans 'Purple Prince'), lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus), ornamental millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Baron'). Texture Raised Bed: Dandelion Wine chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum 'Dandelion Wine'), Pink Zazzle hybrid gomphrena (Gomphrena 'Pink Zazzle'), globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa 'Qis Purple'), ornamental millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Baron'). Raised Bed area: Seven-son flower (Heptacodium miconioides), FUEGO™ Denim Blue verbena (Verbena x hybrida 'Klevpo6349'). Woodland Walk: Branched bugbane (Actaea 'Brunette'), northern sea oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) – seed heads, white snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum), Japanese cutleaf aster (Kalimeris incisa), Deam's coneflower (Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii), zig zag goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis), elm leaved goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia), bladdernut(Staphylea colchica) – puffy seedpods, side-flowering aster (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum). Hilltop Overlook: RUBY ANNIVERSARY™ glossy abelia (Abelia x grandiflora 'Keiser'), peacock orchid (Acidanthera bicolor var. murieliae), butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii 'Black Knight'), PETITE SNOW™ butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii var. nanhoensis 'Monite'), fireworks gomphena (Gomphrena 'Fireworks'), Zimbelstern sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale 'Zimbelstern'), shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana), Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha 'Santa Barbara'), zig zag goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis), heath aster (Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Monte Cassino'), Brazilian vervain (Verbena bonariensis).

Waterfall Garden: Arends azure monkshood (Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'), Japanese anemone (Anemone hupehensis var. japonica 'Pink Saucer'), grapeleaf anemone (Anemone x hybrida 'Robustissima'), Jindai Tatarian aster (Aster tataricus 'Jindai'), hardy begonia (Begonia grandis), northern sea oats (Chasmanthium latifolium), Wayside Variety mistflower (Eupatorium coelestinum 'Wayside Variety'), big leaved aster (Eurybia macrophylla 'Albus'), Elsbeth bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum 'Elsbeth'), Rachel alumroot (Heuchera 'Rachel'), ENDLESS SUMMER™ bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'), LIMELIGHT® panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Zwijnenburg'), Hidcote St. Johnswort (Hypericum 'Hidcote'), maiden grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'), fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides), Japanese fleeceflower (Polygonum cuspidata 'Crimson Beauty'), woodland knotweed (Polygonum virginianum 'Compton's Form' & 'Painter's Palette'), Montrose purple chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus 'Montrose Purple'), cut-leaved chaste tree (Vitex negundo var. heterophylla). Fall color: Black Maple (Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum), dwarf serviceberry (Amelanchier pumila), gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa 'Green Carpet'), American hazelnut (Corylus americana), small fothergilla (Fothergilla gardenia), hybrid magnolia (Magnolia tripetala x obovata), Frisia black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'), Ural false spirea (Sorbaria sorbifolia), shredded sumac (Rhus typhina 'Laciniata'), Japanese spirea (Spiraea japonica 'Lemon Princess').

Water Gardens: Bottle gentian (Gentiana andrewsii), common evening primrose (Oenothera biennis), switch grass (Panicum virgatum), northern dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis), New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), red-stemmed thalia (Thalia geniculata var. ruminoides). Grasses and sedges are illuminating the shorelines with shades of gold and copper. Foliage of swamp loosestrife (Decodon verticillatus) and foxglove beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis) add a touch of red.