Whats in bloom

July-

Take a look at the seasonal highlights in the various gardens to help plan your visit this time of the year.

 Aggsdtache

 

Scientific name:
Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'
Common name:
Giant Hyssop
Location:
Otkens Garden

 Allium

 

Scientific name:
Allium sphaerocephalon
Common name:
Drumstick Allium
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 Bletilla

 

Scientific name:
Bletilla striata 'Rosea'
Common name:
Hyacinth Orchid
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 Calamintha

 

Scientific name:
Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta
Common name:
Lesser Calamint
Location:
Entrance Bed to Rutgers Gardens

 callicarpa

 

Scientific name:
Callicarpa dichotoma f. albifructa 'Duet' Beautyberry
Common name:
Location:
Rhododendron Garden

 Ceratostigma

 

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

 Cercis

 

Scientific name:
Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'
Common name:
Red Bud
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 Clethra

 

Scientific name:
Clethra alnifolia
Common name:
Sweet Pepperbush; Summer-Sweet
Location:
Ring Garden, Rhododendron Garden

 Clethra

 

Scientific name:
Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'
Common name:
Sweet Pepperbush; Summer-Sweet
Location:
Ring Garden, Log Cabin

 Clethera

 

Scientific name:
Clethra barbinervis
Common name:
White Alder, Japanese Clethra
Location:
Sun and Shade Garden

 Echinacea

 

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

 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

 Hydrangea

 

Scientific name:
Hydrangea paniculata 'Quick Fire'
Common name:
Quick Fire Hydrangea
Location:
Sun and Shade Garden

 Hydrangea

 

Scientific name:
Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
Common name:
Smooth Hydrangea
Location:
Otkens Garden

 Hydrangea

 

Scientific name:
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snow Queen'
Common name:
Oakleaf Hydrangea
Location:
Ring Garden

 Indigofera

 

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

 Indigofera

 

Scientific name:
Indigofera gerardiana
Common name:
Himalayan Indigo, Gerard's Indigo
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL, Otkens Garden

 Itea

 

Scientific name:
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Common name:
Sweet Spire
Location:
Rain Garden, Log Cabin

 Lagerstromia

 

Scientific name:
Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'
Common name:
Crape Myrtle
Location:
Mixed Border in DBL

 Liatris

 

Scientific name:
Liatris spicata 'Kobold'
Common name:
Dense Blazing Star
Location:
Otkens Garden, Mixed Border in DBL

 Lobelia

 

Scientific name:
Lobelia cardinalis
Common name:
Cardinal Flower
Location:
Rain Garden

 Maackii

 

Scientific name:
Maackii amurensis 'Starburst'
Common name:
Amur Maackia
Location:
Behind Meteorology Station, Shrub Garden

 Magnolia

 

Scientific name:
Magnolia virginiana
Common name:
Sweet Bay Magnolia
Location:
Shrub Garden

 Perovshia

 

Scientific name:
Hibiscus syriacus 'Blue Satin'
Common name:
Rose of Shanon
Location:
Beds at the Gardens Entrance by the Office

 Oxydendrum

 

Scientific name:
Oxydendrum arboreum
Common name:
Sourwood, Sorrel Tree
Location:
Behind Meteorology Station

 Perovskia

 

Scientific name:
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Superba'
Common name:
Russian Sage
Location:
Entrance Bed to Rutgers Gardens & near office

 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

 Pycnanthemum

 

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

 Rhododendron

 

Scientific name:
Rhododendron prunifolium
Common name:
Plum-Leaf Azalea
Location:
Rhododendron Garden, Rain Garden, Log Cabin

 Physocarpus

 

Scientific name:
Physocarpus opulifolis Coppertina
Common name:
Coppertina Ninebark
Location:
Mixed Borders in the DBL

 Rudbeckia

 

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

 rat

 

Scientific name:
Ratibida pinnata
Common name:
Prairie Coneflower
Location:
Ring Garden

 Sophora

 

Scientific name:
Sophora japonica (
Common name:
Scholar Tree, Japanese Pagoda Tree
Location:
Asian Hillside Garden

 Verrnonia

 

Scientific name:
Vernonia Noveboracensis
Common name:
Ironweed
Location:
Ring Garden, Otkins Garden

 

Also in bloom during the month:

 

Scientific name:
Actaea simplex 'Brunette'
Common name:
Bugbane
Location:
Sun and Shade Garden

Scientific name:
Koelreuteria paniculata 'Fastigiata'
Common name:
Golden Rain Tree, fastigiate form
Location:
Small Tree Collection

Scientific name:
Anredera cordifolia
Common name:
Madeira Vine
Location:
DBL (if it overwinters)

Scientific name:
Ophiopogon japonicus 'Nana'
Common name:
Mondo Grass
Location:
Holly House & Sun Shade

Scientific name:
Asclepias incarnata
Common name:
Swamp Milkweed
Location:
Rain Garden

Scientific name:
Rhus copallina 'Lanham's Purple'
Common name:
Shining Sumac
Location:
Ring Garden

Scientific name:
Bouteloua curtipendula
Common name:
Sideoats Grama
Location:
Labyrinth

Scientific name:
Solidago flexicaulis
Common name:
Broadleaf Goldenron
Location:
Ring Garden

Scientific name:
Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition'
Common name:
Blue Grama
Location:
Ring Garden

Scientific name:
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'
Common name:
Rough Goldenrod
Location:

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

Scientific name:
Sporobolus heterolepis
Common name:
Prarie Dropseed
Location:
Ring Garden

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

Scientific name:
Stewartia koreana
Common name:
Korean Stewartia
Location:
Rhododendron Garden, Small Tree Collection

Scientific name:
Desmodium canadense
Common name:
Canadian Tick-Trefoil
Location:
Rain Garden

Scientific name:
Stewartia malacodendron
Common name:
Silky Stewartia, Silky Camellia
Location:
edge of Rhododendron Garden

Scientific name:
Dyschoriste oblongifolia
Common name:
Twinflower
Location:
(greenhouse 2) - not planted out yet.

Scientific name:
Stewartia pseudocamelia
Common name:
Japanese Stewartia
Location:
Rhododendron Garden, Small Tree Collection

Scientific name:
Echinacea x Big Sky™ 'Sundown'
Common name:
Sundown Coneflower
Location:
Otkens Garden

Scientific name:
Tofieldia racemosa
Common name:
Caostal False Asphodel
Location:
Rain Garden

Scientific name:
Hemiboea subcapitata
Common name:
False Sinningia
Location:
(greenhouse 2) - not planted out yet.

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

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

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

Scientific name:
Ligularia stenocephala 'The Rocket'
Common name:
Ragwort, Leopard Plant, Golden Ray
Location:
Sunshade

 

Scientific name:
Narthecium americanum
Common name:
Yellow Asphodel, Bog Asphodel
Location:
Rain Garden