Whats in bloom

 

 

December-

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

 

Also in bloom during the month:

 

 

 

Interest Flower:

 Helleborus

 

Scientific name:
Helleborus niger 'Josef Lemper'
Common name:
Christmas Rose
Location:
Holly House

 Rohdea

 

Scientific name:
Rohdea japonica
Common name:
Sacred Lily
Location:
Asian Hillside

 

 

Interest  Foliage:

 Calicarpa

 

Scientific name:
Callicarpa dichotoma f. albifructa 'Duet'
Common name:
Beautyberry (variegated with white berries)
Location:
Rhododendron Garden

 Ilex

 

Scientific name:
Ilex verticillata
Common name:
Winterberry
Location:
between Log Cabin & Otkens

 

 

Scientific name:
Viburnum dentatum 'Chicago Lustre'
Common name:
Arrowwood Viburnum
Location:
Ring Garden

 

 

Scientific name:
Viburnum dilitatum
Common name:
Linden Viburnum
Location:
Shrub Garden, Rhododendron Garden

Daphniphullum 

 

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

 

 

Interest Fruit:

 

 

Scientific name:
Poncirus trifoliata
Common name:
Trifoliate Orange
Location:
DBL, Shrub Garden