Plant of the Week – October 11
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
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 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’, in the Terry Shane Teaching Garden, roots easily from cuttings. photo credit: J.Coceano