Whats in bloom

August-

Take a look at the seasonal highlights in the various gardens to help plan your visit this time of the year.

 Agastache

 

Scientific name:
Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'
Common name:
Giant Hyssop
Location:
Otkens Garden

As  

Scientific name:
Asclepias incarnata
Common name:
Swamp Milkweed
Location:

Rain Garden

 Calamintha

 

Scientific name:
Calamintha nepeta ssp. Nepeta
Common name:
Lesser Calamint
Location:
Entrance Bed to Rutgers Gardens (by the Office)

 Ceratostigma

 

Scientific name:
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Common name:
Leadwort
Location:
Pat's Bench

 Clethera

 

Scientific name:
Clethra barbinervis
Common name:
White Alder, Japanese Clethra
Location:
Sun and Shade Garden

 Echinacea

 

Scientific name:
Echinacea purpurea
Common name:
Purple Coneflower
Location:
Ring Garden

 Echinacea

 

Scientific name:
Echinacea tennesseensis 'Rocky Top'
Common name:
Tennessee Purple Coneflower
Location:
Ring Garden

 E

 

Scientific name:
Eryngium yuccifolium
Common name:
Rattlesnake-Master
Location:
Ring Garden

 Eupatorium

 

Scientific name:
Eupatorium hyssopifolium
Common name:
Hyssopleaf Thoroughwort
Location:
Ring Garden

 Franklinia

 

Scientific name:
Franklinia alatamaha
Common name:
Franklin Tree
Location:
Behind entry kiosk, at edge of schrub garden, and adjectent to Log Cabin parking lot

 Heptacodium

 

Scientific name:
Heptacodium miconioides
Common name:
Seven-Son Flower
Location:
Otkens Garden

Hydrangea
 

Scientific name:
Hydrangea paniculata 'Quickfire'
Common name:
Quickfire Hydrangea
Location:

Mixed Borders in DBL

 Hydrangea

 

Scientific name:
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen'
Common name:
Oakleaf Hydrangea
Location:
Ring Garden

 Indigofera

 

Scientific name:
Indigofera amblyantha
Common name:
Chinese Indigo
Location:
Otkens Garden

 iNDIGOFERIA

 

Scientific name:
Indigofera gerardiana
Common name:
Himalayan Indigo, Gerard's Indigo
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

Lagersto

 

Scientific name:
Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'
Common name:
Crape Myrtle
Location:
DBL

Liatris  

Scientific name:
Liatris microcephala
Common name:
Dwarf Blazing Star
Location:

Ring Garden

     

 

Lobelia

 

Scientific name:
Lobelia cardinalis
Common name:
Cardinal Flower
Location:
Rain Garden

 Monarda

 

Scientific name:
Monarda fistulosa
Common name:
Wild Bergamot
Location:
Ring Garden

 perovskia

 

Scientific name:
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Superba'
Common name:
Russian Sage
Location:
Entrance Bed to Rutgers Gardens (By the office), Mixed Borders in DBL

Perovskia   Scientific name:
Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Satin'
Common name:
Rose of Sharon
Location:
Entrance Bed to Rutgers Gardens & near office

 Persicaria

 

Scientific name:
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
Common name:
Mountain Fleece
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL & Otkens Garden

 Poliothyrsis

 

Scientific name:
Poliothyrsis sinensis
Common name:
Chinese Pearl-Bloom Tree
Location:
Asian Hillside Garden, Sun and Shade Garden

 Pycnanth

 

Scientific name:
Pycnanthemum muticum
Common name:
Mountain Mint
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 Rhododendron

 

Scientific name:
Rhododendron prunifolium
Common name:
Plum-Leaf Azalea
Location:
Rhodo Garden & Rain Garden

 Rudbeckia

 

Scientific name:
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'
Common name:
Sweet Coneflower
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 Schizachyrium

 

Scientific name:
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'
Common name:
Little Bluestem
Location:
Log Cabin entrance to Helyar Woods

 Silphium

 

Scientific name:
Silphium terebinthinaceum
Common name:
Prarie Dock
Location:
Rain Garden & Ring Garden

 Vernonia

 

Scientific name:
Vernonia noveboracensis
Common name:
New York Ironweed
Location:
Otkens Garden

 

 

Also in bloom during the month:

 

 

Scientific name:
Anredera cordifolia
Common name:
Madeira Vine
Location:
DBL (if it overwinters)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific name:
Chrysopsis mariana
Common name:
Maryland Goldenaster
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Desmodium canadense
Common name:
Canadian Tick-Trefoil
Location:
Rain Garden

 

Scientific name:
Dyschoriste oblongifolia
Common name:
Twinflower
Location:
(greenhouse 2) - not planted out yet.

 

Scientific name:
Echinacea x Big Sky™ 'Sundown'
Common name:
Sundown Coneflower
Location:
Otkens Garden

 

Scientific name:
Eriocaulon aquaticum
Common name:
Sevenangle Pipewort
Location:
Rain Garden

 

Scientific name:
Euthamia graminifolia var. graminifolia
Common name:
Flat-Top Godentop
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Helianthus divaricatus
Common name:
Woodland Sunflower
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Hemiboea subcapitata
Common name:
False Sinningia
Location:
(greenhouse 2) - not planted out yet.

 

 

 

Scientific name:
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Munchkin'
Common name:
Oakleaf Hydrangea
Location:
Ring Garden

 

 

 

Scientific name:
Liriope muscari 'Peedee Ingot'
Common name:
Lily Turf
Location:
Sun and Shade Garden

 

Scientific name:
Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'
Common name:
Lily Turf
Location:
Sunshade

 

Scientific name:
Ratibida pinnata
Common name:
Gray-Headed Coneflower
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Rhus copallina 'Lanham's Purple'
Common name:
Shining Sumac
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Carousel'
Common name:
Little Bluestem
Location:
Entrance to Helyar Woods

 

Scientific name:
Sedum cauticola 'Bertram Anderson'
Common name:
Stonecrop
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 

Scientific name:
Silphium laciniatum
Common name:
Compass Plant
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Silphium mohrii
Common name:
Mohr's Rosinweed
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Solidago flexicaulis
Common name:
Broadleaf Goldenron
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'
Common name:
Rough Goldenrod
Location:

 

Scientific name:
Sporobolus heterolepis
Common name:
Prarie Dropseed
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Vernonia glauca
Common name:
Broadleaf Ironweed
Location:
Ring Garden

 

Scientific name:
Daphniphyllum macropodum
Common name:
False Daphne
Location:
Rhododendron Garden

 

Scientific name:
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diablo'
Common name:
Ninebark
Location:
at Holly House

 

Scientific name:
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Summer Wine'
Common name:
Ninebark
Location:
Mixed perennial border in DBL

 

Scientific name:
Cercis Canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
Common name:
Eastern Redbud (gold-leaf variety)
Location:
DBL