What's in bloom at the Toronto Botanical Garden

>Jan. 11-18

>In the Demonstration Courtyard, you will find:
Clematis ‘Sherriffii’ Tangutica Group (Cultivar of Clematis); this vigorous late blooming vine known for its bell-shaped yellow flowers, has spectaular seedheads- even in winter

In the Nature Garden :
Chelone lyonii (Pink Turtlehead); pink ‘turtlehead’ flowers atop four-foot stems summer through fall; another example of a plant which holds its structure well through winter

In the Nature Garden:
Diervilla sessilifolia ‘Butterfly’ (Bush Honeysuckle); this shrub has a thicket-forming habit, its yellow flowers are attractive to butterflies; seen here having turned to seed and dried, held well on the plant until it is cut back in late winter

In the Show Garden:
Pinus mugo ‘Aurea Fastigiata’ (Mountain Pine; the yellow-green needles of this bushy, semi-dwarf shrub, become even more luminously golden with the cold of winter

In the Garden Hall Courtyard – Water Channel:
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’ (Maiden Grass); warm season grass, tan brown foliage in winter which stands up well until being cut down in spring

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