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A Peek in the Greenhouse

Submitted: Feb. 20, 2020, 1:19 p.m.
By: Jason Baker, Curator

I know it's cold outside, so I want to show you what we have growing in the greenhouse as we are getting prepared for our seasonal and indoor displays.


Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender')

This vibrant beauty really stands out in a crowd.


Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum')

This brightly colored grass is sure to add contrast and beauty to a display.


Broom Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium)

This cute shrub is native to Australia and New Zealand.


Variegated Flowering Maple (Abutilon pictum 'Variegated Peach')

These unique flowers coupled with it's variegated foliage are sure to add pop to an indoor space.


SorbetĀ® XP True Blue Viola (Viola cornuta 'True Blue')

Here are the baby viola's, you'll see them out in the Garden come spring.

If you dare to brave the cold, come enjoy a walk in the Garden and you can imagine what it will look like in a couple months.

Photos by Heidi M. Simper