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“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

June 19, 2017

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

All plants native to North Carolina unless otherwise noted.

Pretty combo of lanceleaf blanketflower and southern sundrops!

Pretty combo of lanceleaf blanketflower and southern sundrops! Photo by Debbie Roos.

American lady on coneflower.

American lady on coneflower. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Bumble bee on butterfly weed.

Bumble bee on butterfly weed. Photo by Debbie Roos.

The day after a two inch rain.

The day after a two inch rain. Photo by Debbie Roos.

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Paprika yarrow

Achillea x ‘Paprika’

Yarrow

* exotic

Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'

Agastache x ‘Blue Fortune’

Anise hyssop

* hybrid of U.S. native

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Agastache rupestris

Licorice hyssop

* native to southwest U.S.

Agastache 'Acapulco Orange'

Agastache ‘Acapulco Orange’

Hummingbird mint

* Mexico

Allium cernuum

Allium cernuum

Nodding onion

Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp milkweed

common milkweed flower

Asclepias syriaca

Common milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly weed

Baptisia alba

Baptisia alba

White wild indigo

Calamintha nepeta

Calamintha nepeta

Lesser calamint

* exotic

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Callicarpa americana

American beautyberry

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Callirhoe bushii

Bush’s poppy mallow

* central U.S.

Callirhoe digitata

Callirhoe digitata

Fringed poppy mallow (winecup)

* central U.S.

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Callirhoe involucrata

Prairie poppy mallow

* central U.S.

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Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

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Coreopsis lanceolata

Lanceleaf tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall tickseed

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Coreopsis verticillata

Whorled tickseed

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea

Purple coneflower

Eryngium yuccifolium

Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake master

Foeniculum rubrum

Foeniculum rubrum

Bronze fennel

*exotic

burgundy banketflower

Gaillardia ‘Burgundy’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Gaillardia aestivalis 'Grape Sensation'

Gaillardia aestivalis
‘Grape Sensation’

Lanceleaf blanketflower

Geranium 'Dilys'

Geranium ‘Dilys’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Hardy geranium

* exotic

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Helenium flexuosum

Purple-head sneezeweed

Heliopsis helianthoides

Heliopsis helianthoides
‘Summer Nights’

Oxeye daisy

Red rose mallow

Hibiscus coccineus

Red rose mallow

Hydrangea quercifolia

Hydrangea quercifolia

Oakleaf hydrangea

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'

Hypericum frondosum
‘Sunburst’

Shrubby St. John’s wort

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Hypericum lloydii

Sandhill St. John’s wort

Liatris spicata

Liatris spicata

Gayfeather

 coral honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens
‘Cedar Lane’, ‘Major Wheeler’,
and ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Monarda fistulosa 'Claire Grace'

Monarda fistulosa ‘Claire Grace’

Bee balm

Monarda fruticulosa

Monarda fruticulosa

Spotted beebalm

* native to Texas

 catmint

Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

sundrops

Oenothera fruticosa 

Sundrops

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Origanum laevigatum 'Pilgrim'

Origanum laevigatum ‘Pilgrim’

Ornamental oregano

* exotic

Passiflora incarnata

Passiflora incarnata

Purple passion flower vine

Passiflora lutea

Passiflora lutea

Yellow passion flower vine

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Phlox carolina ssp. angusta

Narrowleaf Carolina phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Delta Snow'

Phlox paniculata ‘Delta Snow’

Garden phlox

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Pycnanthemum flexuosum

Appalachian mountain mint

Pycnanthemum incanum

Pycnanthemum incanum

Mountain mint

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Pycnanthemum muticum

Short-toothed mountain mint

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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Narrow-leaf mountain mint

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Virginia mountain mint

Rudbeckia fulgida

Rudbeckia fulgida

Orange coneflower

Rudbeckia hirta

Rudbeckia hirta

Black-eyed susan

Rudbeckia triloba

Rudbeckia triloba

Brown-eyed susan

Ruellia caroliniensis

Ruellia caroliniensis

Carolina wild petunia

Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'

Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’

Mealycup sage

* southwest U.S.

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Sericocarpus linifolius

Whitetop aster

Fire pink

Silene virginica

Fire pink

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Silphium asteriscus

Starry rosinweed

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Silphium perfoliatum

Cup plant

Stachys minima

Stachys minima

Dwarf betony

* exotic

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokesia laevis
‘Peachie’s Pick’

Stokes’ aster

Bluebird aster

Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve ‘Bluebird’

Smooth aster

Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
‘September Ruby’

New England aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
‘October Skies’

Aromatic aster

comfrey

Symphytum grandiflorum ‘Hidcote Blue’

Comfrey

* exotic

Thyme

Thymus vulgaris

Thyme

* exotic

Tradescantia x 'Purple Profusion'

Tradescantia x ‘Purple Profusion’

Spiderwort

blue vervain

Verbena hastata

Blue vervain

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Vernonia acaulis

Stemless ironweed

Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver’s root

Written By

Photo of Debbie RoosDebbie RoosExtension Agent, Agriculture - Sustainable / Organic Production (919) 542-8244 debbie_roos@ncsu.eduChatham County, North Carolina
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