What’s In Bloom: November

What you could see in November at the Botanical Garden

Bird of Paradise near the Conservatory

Bird of Paradise near the Conservatory

There are still things to see in the Ginger and Tropical Garden.  Bird of Paradise, Strelitzia reginae, blooms in front of an Abyssinian Banana, Ensete ventricosum.

Ligularia dentata

Ligularia dentata

Other fall blooming plants are Ligularia dentata, Senna splendida, and Seemannia sylvatica and Clerodendrum wallichii

Senna splendida

Senna splendida

Seemannia sylvatica

Seemannia sylvatica

Fall blooming Clerodendrum wallichii

Fall blooming Clerodendrum wallichii

Pineapple Sage, Salvia elegans

Pineapple Sage, Salvia elegans

Our salvia collection in the Cold Frames and throughout the garden is blooming. Some salvias bloom continuously while others bloom only in the spring and fall. Pineapple Sage, Salvia elegans, Salvia purpurea ‘Lavender Lace’, Forsythia Sage, Salvia madrensis, Salvia farinacea.

Salvia purpurea ëLavender Laceí

Salvia purpurea ëLavender Laceí

Forsythia Sage, Salvia madrensis

Forsythia Sage, Salvia madrensis

Salvia farinacea

Salvia farinacea

Salavia guaranitica 'Argentine Skies'

Salavia guaranitica 'Argentine Skies'

Salvia purpurea and Pineapple Sage

Salvia purpurea and Pineapple Sage

TWEETS FROM THE PARK:

CITY PARK FACTS:

Please don't park under City Park trees! The roots of a tree can stretch underground as far as the tree's branches, and parking on the root system will damage it.