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What's Growing On


Daylily Collection: daylilies are planted throughout the Garden; our Daylily Garden contains over 800 varieties

  • Daylily, Hemerocallis: herbaceous perennial; flowers open daily throughout the blooming season, individual flowers last one day

Hydrangea Collection
- planted throughout the Garden

  • Smooth Hydrangea, Hydrangea arborecsens
    • ‘Annabelle’: located in the Four Seasons Garden and the Bush Azalea Trail
    • ‘Incrediball’®: deciduous shrub 4’-5’ tall and wide, blooming white on new wood; improved version of ‘Annabelle’ with much larger flowers; located at Teledyne Terrace
    • ’Invincibelle® Spirit’: improved ‘Annabelle’ with pink mopheads; located in the Volunteer Tribute Garden and the Garden of Hope
    • ‘Mary Nell’: white lacecap flowers, located in the Bush Azalea Trail
  • Bigleaf Hydrangea, Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Seafoam’: lacecap flower, located near Trading Post
  • Mountain Hydrangea, Hydrangea serrata ‘Tiara’, ‘Miranda’: located in the Bush Azalea Trail and on the asphalt path
  • Oakleaf Hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia: Alabama State Wildflower; varieties such as ‘Harmony’, ’Alice’, ‘Snowflake’, ‘Ruby Slippers’ ,’ Sikes Dwarf’ located in the Four Seasons Garden , Bush Azalea Trail, Mathews Nature Trail, and Harbarger Hydrangea Border

Herb Garden

  • Mullein, Verbascum thapsus: biennial herb; first year large, velvety leaves form rosette at the base, become smaller as they ascend the stem; second year, tall flower spike is covered with densely crowded, sulfur-yellow blooms during June and July
  • English Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia: semi-woody with fragrant, purple flowers on terminal spikes June through August; aromatic gray foliage
  • Anise Hyssop, Agastache foeniculum: 2-4' tall, upright, clump-forming perennial of the mint family; summer bloom of lavender to purple flowers in terminal spikes; anise-scented foliage

Oakleaf Hydrangea,
Hydrangea quercifolia

Look for this logo to locate these plants in the Garden.