What's in bloom at the Toronto Botanical Garden

Archive for June, 2009

>Top five picks for this week (June 22-28)

>Our Entry Garden Walk is floriferous, here are a few notable blooms:

Salvia nemerosa ‘Amethyst’ (Perennial Sage)

Tradescantia (Andersoniana Group) ‘Concord Grape’ (Spiderwort)

Trifolium rubens (Red Clover)

In the Floral Hall Courtyard you will find Rosa [Rose-Marie] ‘AUSome’

And finally, in the Westview Terrace: Philadelphus ‘Innocence’ (Mock Orange)

Acer palmatum var. dissectum (Dissectum Group) ‘Inaba-shidare’ (Japanese Maple)


>Blooming this week (June 15- 21)

>Our gardens are almost ready for summer! Check out which plants are blossoming this week.

Along the Entry Garden Walk you will find:

Allium christophii (Star of Persia)

Geranium psilostemon (Armenian Cranesbill)

Allium ‘Globemaster’ (Ornamental Onion)

In the Terrace Garden:

Dianthus ‘Blue Hills’ (Pinks)

In the Knot Garden:

Lilium martagon var. album (Martagon Lily)

In the Westview Terrace:

Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Variegatum’ (Hardy Geranium)

Rosa ‘Mary Rose’ (Modern Shrub Rose)

In the Water Garden:

Allium schubertii (Ornamental Onion)

>What’s new this week (June 8- 14)

>Here are our must-see blooms for this week:

There are a few striking blooms along the Entry Garden Walk:
Paeonia ‘Buckeye Belle’ Peony

Paeonia ‘Krinkled White’ (Peony)

Papaver orientale ‘Karine’ (Oriental Poppy)

In the Westview Terrace:
‘Innocence’ (Mock Orange)

Indigofera kirilowii
(Kirlow Indigo)

In the Garden Hall Courtyard:
Iris ‘Sapphire Beauty’ (Dutch Iris)

Finally, in the Demonstration Courtyard along the trellis:
Rosa ‘Marguerite Hilling’ (Rose)

>Top picks for this week (June 1- 7)

>What a busy week around the TBG! We had our preview for Through the Garden Gate: Beyond the Bridle Path on Tuesday and have been prepping for Paul Zammit’s demonstration at the Shops at Don Mills this Saturday and Sunday, June 6 -7 at 1 p.m. Tickets for Through the Garden Gate will be available for purchase.

Now for What’s Blooming in our gardens this week:
In the Entry Walk Garden you will find: Paeonia ‘Red Charm’ (Double Peony)

Astrantia major ‘Roma’ (Masterwort)

Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’ (Perennial Sage)

In the Entry Courtyard you will find: Clematis ‘Arctic Queen’

Gillenia trifolliata (Bowman’s Root)

Blooming in the President’s Choice Show Garden at the moment are:Paeonia ‘Kopper Kettle’ (Itoh Peony)

Paeonia ‘Sequestered Sunshine’ (Itoh Peony)

And finally in the Water Garden you will find: Nectaroscordum siculum (Sicilian Honey Garlic)