NC State Extension

“Pollinator Paradise” Demonstration Garden

What’s in Bloom?

April 15, 2013

Photos by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

All plants native to the North Carolina Piedmont unless otherwise noted.

Golden alexander (top) and bugleweed.

 

Bumble bee on bugleweed.

 

Here’s what’s blooming this week:

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia x grandiflora

Abelia

* exotic

Ajuga reptans 'Caitlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans ‘Caitlin’s Giant’

Giant bugleweed

* exotic

chives

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives

* exotic

Amsonia hubrechtii

Amsonia hubrechtii

Arkansas bluestar

Aquilegia canadensis

Aquilegia canadensis

Eastern wild columbine

Aquilegia chrysantha

Aquilegia chrysantha

Golden columbine

* native to southwestern U.S.

Fothergilla

Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’

Dwarf witch alder

Lavandula stoechas 'Purple Ribbons'

Lavandula stoechas ‘Purple Ribbons’

Spanish lavender

* exotic

Lonicera sempervirens 'Cedar Lane'

Lonicera sempervirens
‘Cedar Lane’ and ‘Major Wheeler’

Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens ‘John Clayton’

Honeysuckle

Nepeta

Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’

Catmint

* exotic

phlox

Phlox nivalis ‘Snowdrift’

White moss phlox

rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

Rosemary

* exotic

Salvia lyrata

Salvia lyrata

Lyreleaf salvia

Sassafras

Sassafras officinale

Sassafras

Sedum ternatum

Sedum ternatum

Woodland stonecrop

Tiarella cordifolia

Tiarella cordifolia

Foamflower

Tradescantia x 'Purple Profusion'

Tradescantia x ‘Purple Profusion’

Spiderwort

blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum

Blueberry

Zizia aurea

Zizia aurea

Golden alexander

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