What's in bloom at the Toronto Botanical Garden

>October 20-27

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In the Garden Hall Courtyard, you will find:
Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’ (Japanese Maple); known for its lacy dissected leaves, this variety is considered a dwarf reaching four to six feet in height with dark red summer leaves turning crimson in autumn.

In the Waterfall Garden:

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’ (Maiden Grass); a favourite since Victorian days with silver-veined leaves. A late-bloomer, flowering well into winter

In the Garden Hall Courtyard:

Betula nigra (River Birch); Zone 4, prefers moist areas, may be grown as a muti-stemmed plant. This species is better known for its beautiful, peeling bark than its foliage

In the Garden Hall Courtyard:

Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ (Golden Fullmoon Maple); yellow-green leaves of summer turn gold on inside and red on the margins in autumn

In the Show Garden:
Sedum spurium ‘Fuldaglut’ (Stonecrop Sedum); a selection of Dragon’s Blood Sedum, a groundcover mat-forming with larger deep bronze maroon leaves

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