Plant of the Week – October 11

Plant of the Week – October 11

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite' ii

Aster oblongifolius ‘Raydon’s Favorite’, located in  Terry Shane Teaching Garden, is a Northeast native perennial that serves as an excellent late season nectar/pollen source. photo credit: J. Coceano

Magnolia grandiflora fruit (2)

Located in front of the Ben West House, Magnolia grandiflora “Southern Magnolia” is a broadleaf evergreen tree with stiff, waxy leaves, white flowers, and red fruit (picture above) in the fall. photo credit: J. Coceano.

Mahonia eurybracteata

Mahonia eurybracteata is found along side the Cunningham House.  Notice the ants within the flowers collecting nectar and aiding in pollination. photo credit: J. Coceano

Solenostemon 'Alabama Sunset'

Solenostemon ‘Alabama Sunset’, in the Terry Shane Teaching Garden, roots easily from cuttings. photo credit: J.Coceano

Josh Coceano
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