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What’s Blooming June 2018 10/06/2018
What’s Blooming June 2018
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Dwarf English Lavender  - Lavandula angustifolia ‘Wee One’   We have several Plant Select Petites in our Plant Select Demonstration Beds. Like

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What’s Blooming April 26, 2018 26/04/2018
What’s Blooming April 26, 2018
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Koreanspice Viburnum - Viburnum carlesii   Viburnum is a genus of shrubs consisting of more than 150 species, most of which are found in the North

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What’s Blooming April 2018 06/04/2018
What’s Blooming April 2018
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Prairie Smoke - Geum triflorum   One of the first wildflowers to bloom in the Lewis and Clark Native Plant Garden is a low-growing plant in the ro

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What’s Blooming March 2018 01/03/2018
What’s Blooming March 2018
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Panchito Manzanita Arctostaphylos x coloradensis   [caption id="attachment_6727" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Panchito Manzanita 'Arctostaph

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What’s Blooming 2/1/2018 01/02/2018
What’s Blooming 2/1/2018
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Helllebores - Helleborus spp.    [caption id="attachment_6727" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Hellebores 'Helleborus spp.'[/caption] This odd

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What’s Blooming 9/21/2017 21/09/2017
What’s Blooming 9/21/2017
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Globe Amaranth - Gomphrena spp.    [caption id="attachment_6727" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Gomphrena haageana 'QIS™ Carmine'[/caption]

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What’s Blooming 8/23/2017 23/08/2017
What’s Blooming 8/23/2017
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Eaton's Aster - Symphyotrichum eatonii   Every year during the final weeks of summer, we look forward to seeing the asters bloom. They are a sure s

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What’s Blooming 7/31/2017 31/07/2017
What’s Blooming 7/31/2017
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Goldhill Golden-aster - Heterotheca jonesii x villosa 'Goldhill'   One of the many things to love about the Plant Select program is their collectio

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What’s Blooming 6/15/2017 15/06/2017
What’s Blooming 6/15/2017
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Spanish Foxglove - Digitalis thapsi 'Spanish Peaks'   Idaho Botanical Garden is home to one of Plant Select's many demonstration gardens located th

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26/09/2016
What’s Blooming 9/26/2016
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Bluebeard - Caryopteris spp.   Plants that bloom late in the summer and into fall are particularly important in the garden. Not only do they offer conti

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14/09/2016
What’s Blooming 9/14/2016
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Firecracker Vine - Ipomoea lobata   After months of growth, Ipomoea lobata is finally coming into its own. Commonly known as firecracker vine, Spanish f

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07/09/2016
What’s Blooming 9/07/2016
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Mexican Sunflower - Tithonia rotundifolia   Mexican sunflower is a real presence in the garden. Closely related to the sunflower genus (Helianthus), Tit

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18/08/2016
What’s Blooming 8/18/2016
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Hardy Hibiscus - Hibiscus moscheutos   Hibiscus moscheutos has the tropical appeal of other Hibiscus species but is surprisingly well-adapted to surviv

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04/08/2016
What’s Blooming 8/4/2016
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Globe Thistle - Echinops ritro   In the Children's Adventure Garden, a mass of planting of globe-shaped, blue-purple flowers draws a crowd. In the heat

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06/07/2016
What’s Blooming 7/06/2016
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Texas Red Yucca - Hesperaloe parviflora   It may surprise you that a plant native to central Texas and northern Mexico thrives in Idaho, but it's true.

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14/06/2016
What’s Blooming 6/14/2016
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Butterfly Milkweed - Asclepias tuberosa   Butterfly sightings have become common in the garden these past few weeks. Butterflies are among the most char

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25/05/2016
What’s Blooming 5/25/2016
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Black Beauty Elderberry - Sambucus nigra 'Gerda'   A Black Beauty elderberry in full bloom is a sight to behold. Black Beauty is a trademarked name for

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16/05/2016
What’s Blooming 5/16/2016
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Streambank Wild Hollyhock - Iliamna rivularis   This eye-catching, Idaho native is a member of the mallow family (Malvaceae). As its common name implies

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27/04/2016
What’s Blooming 4/27/2016
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Owens Valley Penstemon - Penstemon confusus   The western United States is lousy with penstemons. Idaho alone claims at least 43 native Penstemon speci

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21/04/2016
What’s Blooming 4/21/2016
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Curly Leaf Sea Kale - Crambe maritima   One of our horticulture missions at Idaho Botanical Garden is to showcase plants that are suitable for gardens a

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11/04/2016
What’s Blooming 4/11/2016
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Barestem Biscuitroot - Lomatium nudicaule   Lomatiums are among the diverse suite of wildflowers that bloom in the Boise Foothills each spring. Commonly

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