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Suuummmmerrrrr Tiiiime

Submitted: July 2, 2020, noon
By: Jason Baker, Curator

It's summer, it's about to be a holiday weekend, and the Garden is open to the public... Time to social distance in the Garden!


Butterfly Weed    Asclepias tuberosa

A unique Milkweed with it's orange colored flowers.


Fendler's Sundrops    Calylophus hartwegii ssp. fendleri

The flowers appear for one day, but the plant continues to produce new blooms. They open at night and start fading the next day.


Red Osier Dogwood    Cornus sericea

The fruits of this Utah native shrub are attractive to birds.


Daylily    Hemerocallis 'Mean Mr. Mustard'

Just one of our many gorgeous Daylily cultivars. You'll have to visit to see the others!


Smooth Hydrangea    Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'

This cultivar displays much larger blooms than the straight species.


Desert Four O'Clock    Mirablis multiflora

This Utah native makes for a beautiful groundcover.


Blue Spruce Stonecrop    Sedum reflexum

This is a vigorous Stonecrop that does well in hot sunny spots.

We hope to see you at a distance soon!

Photos by Jason W. Baker