What’s In Bloom: June

What you could see in June at the Botanical Garden

Cold frames near Stove house and the Pigeonerre

Cold frames near Stove house and the Pigeonerre

June is a month exploding with color in the Botanical Garden!

New varieties of bedding plants are on trial in our Cold Frame beds. 

Rain Lily Habranthes robustus

Rain Lily Habranthes robustus

Rain lilies will bloom all summer after a good rain storm.  Giant Spider Lily, Hymenocallis sp ‘Tropical Giant’ bloom in the Azalea Camellia Garden.

Crinum milk and wine

Crinum milk and wine

Many crinums are blooming, Swamp Lily Crinum americanum and Milk and Wine Crinum for example.

Spider Lily Hymenocallis

Spider Lily Hymenocallis

Swamp Lily Crinum americanum

Swamp Lily Crinum americanum

Black Salvia farinacea in the Butterfly Garden

Black Salvia farinacea in the Butterfly Garden

Weed Asclepias currassavica in the Butterfly Garden

Weed Asclepias currassavica in the Butterfly Garden

Giant Milkweed Calotropis gigantea in the Butterfly Garden

Giant Milkweed Calotropis gigantea in the Butterfly Garden

Purple Cone Flower Echinacea purpura in the Butterfly Garden

Purple Cone Flower Echinacea purpura in the Butterfly Garden

Verbena bonariensis in the Butterfly Garden

Verbena bonariensis in the Butterfly Garden

A color bed of Cleome Gaura

A color bed of Cleome Gaura

A color bed of Portulaca gomphrena

A color bed of Portulaca gomphrena

Summer Poinsettia Zinnia Ornamental Millet

Summer Poinsettia Zinnia Ornamental Millet

A color bed of Torenia mix

A color bed of Torenia mix

A view of the Friendship Garden

A view of the Friendship Garden

Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle

Crepe Myrtle

Ginger Hedychium kanogie

Ginger Hedychium kanogie

Ginger Costus French Kiss

Ginger Costus French Kiss

Ginger Curcuma Emerald Choco Zebra

Ginger Curcuma Emerald Choco Zebra

Ginger Curcuma rosoeana Potnichar Orange

Ginger Curcuma rosoeana Potnichar Orange

Ginger Globba globulosa

Ginger Globba globulosa

Ginger Globba winitii

Ginger Globba winitii

Ginger Red Tower Ginger Costus barbatus

Ginger Red Tower Ginger Costus barbatus

Button Bush Cephalanthus occidentalis in the Native Garden

Button Bush Cephalanthus occidentalis in the Native Garden

Guara lindheimeri in the Native Garden

Guara lindheimeri in the Native Garden

Jow Pye Weed Eutrochium purpureum in the Native Garden

Jow Pye Weed Eutrochium purpureum in the Native Garden

Neches River Rose Mallow Hibiscus dasycalyx in the Native Garden

Neches River Rose Mallow Hibiscus dasycalyx in the Native Garden

Rattlesnake Master Eringium yuccafolium in the Native Garden

Rattlesnake Master Eringium yuccafolium in the Native Garden

Simpsons Rosenweed Silphium simpsonii in the Native Garden

Simpsons Rosenweed Silphium simpsonii in the Native Garden

Texas Coneflower Rubeckia texana in the Native Garden

Texas Coneflower Rubeckia texana in the Native Garden

Texas Star Hibiscus coccinea in the Native Garden

Texas Star Hibiscus coccinea in the Native Garden

Perennial Morning Glory Bush Lpomoea carnea

Perennial Morning Glory Bush Lpomoea carnea

Perennial Abelia x grandiflora Canyon creek

Perennial Abelia x grandiflora Canyon creek

Perennial Aloysia virgata

Perennial Aloysia virgata

Perennial Caesalpinia pulcherrina

Perennial Caesalpinia pulcherrina

Perennial Hibiscus Disco Belle

Perennial Hibiscus Disco Belle

Perennial Purple Chinese Hat

Perennial Purple Chinese Hat

Perennial Stelitzia alba White Bird of Paradise

Perennial Stelitzia alba White Bird of Paradise

Allium in the Plano Garden

Allium in the Plano Garden

Birds: Robins

Birds: Robins

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