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What’s Blooming 6/15/2017

Spanish Foxglove – Digitalis thapsi ‘Spanish Peaks’


Idaho Botanical Garden is home to one of Plant Selects many demonstration gardens located throughout the Intermountain West. On display in our demonstration garden are plant varieties that are perfectly suited for creating sustainable gardens in the Treasure Valley. Many of those plants are in bloom now, one of which is Spanish Peaks foxglove.

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What’s Blooming – April 24, 2017

April showers bring more April flowers. Brave the rain and come see the most recent blooms at Idaho Botanical Garden as April draws to a close. Here’s hoping for a sunnier, drier May.

Imperial Fritillary (Fritillaria imperialis) – English Garden

Saskatoon Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia)  – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Arrowleaf Balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda ‘Texas Purple’) – English Garden

Uintah Mountain Penstemon (Penstemon uintahensis) – Summer Succulent Garden

Mountain Goldenbanner (Thermopsis montana) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) – Vegetable Garden

Koreanspice Viburnum (Viburnum carlesii) – English Garden

Red-flowering Currant (Ribes sanguineum) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden and Western Waterwise Garden

Antelope Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden



What’s Blooming – April 2017

Idaho Botanical Garden is on the verge of bursting into full bloom. So many things are already flowering, and there is much more to come. Below are just a few of the things blooming now throughout the Garden. Stop by today to see these, and visit often as spring unfolds to see all the rest. Happy Spring!

Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Yellowbells (Fritillaria pudica) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Western White Trillium (Trillium ovatum) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Redbud (Cercis canadensis) – Children’s Adventure Garden

Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia aquifolium) – Throughout the Garden

Magnolias (Magnolia spp.) – English Garden

Forsythia (Forsythia × intermedia) – Throughout the Garden

Common Lomatium (Lomatium dissectum) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Canada Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense) – Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden

Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris) – On the border of the Rose Garden