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Please stay off the Liriope

October 29, 2012 by Megan Speckmann | 10 Comments

Please stay off the Liriope

We took advantage of one of the last warm days around to catch some late Autumn action at Olbrich Botanical Gardens last week before all the leaves fell. The freeze got a bunch of stuff a couple weeks ago. It was a sad day.

Bridge to Thai Pavilion

Thai Pavilion

Crazy Cabbage

I love ornamental cabbage & kale. Next year I vow to have more of both out back.

What’s this?

I even took a pic of the tag of this plant, but deleted it. Since moving back to Wisconsin my botanical Latin has gone down the tubes. I used to be so good, but it took lots of time to look up every damn plant I took a pic of. I googled that stuff to make sure my spellings were right on, but don’t have the time for that sort of shenanigans anymore. *update, there has been a positive identification of Amsonia hubrichtii by facebook fan George, thanks George!

 

Reflection

Matti & Zoe

Shorts and sandals weather last week, not so much this week…

October 19, 2010
by Megan
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Brom Spikes

The bromeliad spikes are in full force, at least with these guys.  Since my brom ID is a little weak & no ID tags in sight…let’s call them all NOIDs today.  If I had to start my search…I would say … Continue reading