Whats in bloom

September-

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

Actea
  Scientific name:
Actea pachypoda 'Misty Blue'
Common name:
Doll's Eyes
Location:
Rain Garden
     
Cal  

Scientific name:
Calicaipa dichotoma f. albifructa 'Duet'
Common name:
Duet Beautiberry
Location:
Next to Succulent Garden

     
Calamintha  

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

Caryopteris  

Scientific name:
Caryopteris divaricata 'Snow Fairy'
Common name:
Bluebeard
Location:
Pats Bench

Ceratostigma  

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

Chasmanthium  

Scientific name:
Chasmanthium latifolium
Common name:
Sea Oats
Location:
Monocot Garden

Chelone  

Scientific name:
Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'
Common name:
Pink Turtlehead
Location:
Rain Garden

Cer
 

Scientific name:
Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
Common name:
Golden Redbud
Location:
DBL

     
Echinaces  

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

     
Eryngium
 

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

     
Eupatotium  

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

Hep  

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

     
Hydrangea  

Scientific name:
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen'
Common name:
Oakleaf Hydrangea
Location:
Ring Garden, Sun and Shade Garden, Log Cabin

Indigofera
 

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

     
Hydrangea  

Scientific name:
Hydrangea paniculata 'Pinky Winky'
Common name:
Pinky Winky Hydrangea
Location:

Mixed Border in DBL

Hydrangea
  Scientific name:
Hydrangea paniculata Quickfire
Common name:
Quickfire Hydrangea
Location:
Ring Garden
     
Indigfera
  Scientific name:
Indigofera geradiana
Common name:
Himalayan Indigo
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL, Otkins 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

     
Panicum  

Scientific name:
Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blues'
Common name:
Switch Grass
Location:
Along Entrance Road

     
Perovskia  

Scientific name:
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Superba'
Common name:
Russian Sage
Location:
Entrance Bed to Rutgers Gardens (By the Office) and Mixed Border in DBL

     
Persicaria  

Scientific name:
Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'
Common name:
Mountain Fleece
Location:
Otkens Garden

     
Poliothyrsis  

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

     
Pycnanthemum  

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

     
Rudbekia  

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

Poncirus  

Scientific name:
Poncirus trifoliata 'Flying Dragon'
Common name:
Flying Dragon Hardy Orange
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL, Shrub Garden

     
Silphium  

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

     
Vernonia  

Scientific name:
Vernonia lettermanii 'Iron Butterfly'
Common name:
Narrow-Leaf Ironweed
Location:
Otkens, Ring Garden

Vernonia
 

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

     
Viburnum  

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

 

Also in bloom during the month:

 

Scientific name:
Andropogon gerardii
Common name:
Big Blue Stem
Location:
Labyrinth

Scientific name:
Anredera cordifolia
Common name:
Madeira Vine
Location:
DBL

Scientific name:
Calamagrostis brachytricha
Common name:
Korean Feather Reed Grass
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

Scientific name:
Calamintha nepetoides 'Blue Cloud'
Common name:
Calamint
Location:
Mixed Borders in DBL

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

Scientific name:
Dyschoriste oblongifolia
Common name:
Twinflower
Location:

Rhododendron Garden

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

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

Scientific name:
Gentiana catesbaei
Common name:
Elliott's Gentian
Location:
Rain Garden

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

Scientific name:
Heuchera villosa 'Autumn Bride'
Common name:
Hairy Alumroot
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

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

Scientific name:
Liatris graminifolia
Common name:
Grass-Leaf Blazing Star
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/Rhododendron Garden

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

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

Scientific name:
Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation'
Common name:
Little Bluestem
Location:
Log Cabin 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:
Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece'
Common name:
Goldenrod
Location:
Rain Garden

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

 

Scientific name:
Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'
Common name:
Black Chokeberry
Location:
Ring Garden


Scientific name:
Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy'
Common name:
Fig
Location:
Intern House

Scientific name:
Ficus carica 'Conadria'
Common name:
Fig
Location:
Greenhouse Collection

Scientific name:
Ficus carica 'Lattarula'
Common name:
Italian Honey Fig
Location:
Greenhouse Collection

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

Scientific name:
Lindera benzoin
Common name:
Spice Bush
Location:
Ring Garden

 

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

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

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

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