Three Seasons in the Regional Garden at the USBG

Everyone’s loving the way the Regional Garden at the U.S. Botanic Gardens has filled out since it was installed in the fall of 2006.  Here’s what it looked like from April through November of 2014, eight years on.

Photos by DC Gardens and the U.S. Botanic Garden.  Thanks to Plant Curator William McLaughlin for his help with plant names.

Phlox nivalis in April
Rhododendron canescens in April
Aesculus pavia in April
April
Baptisia australis in April
Wisteria frutescens in May
Asclepias variegata in May
Iris versicolor in May
Salvia uricifolia in May
Iris prismatica in May
Phlox nivalis in May
Amsonia cilata in May
Cerastium arvense in May
Aquilegia Canadensis in May
Phlox nivalis in May
Rhododendron canescens in May
Kalmia carolina in May
Echinacea laevigata, Asclepias tuberosa in June
Sabatia kenedyana, Coreopsis gladiata in June
Liatris spicata in June
Echinacea laevigata in June
Echinacea laevigata in June
Liatris spicata, Lobelia cardinalis in July
Hibiscus palustris in July
Liatris spicata in July
Heliopsis helianthoides in July
Eutrochium dubium in August
Rudbeckia fulgida var fulgida in August
August
August
August
Callicarpa americana in September
Ilex verticillata in September.
Viburnum nudum in September
September
Eupatorium hyssopifolium in September
Eurybia divaricata in September
Symphyotrichum in September
September
Helianthus atrorubens in September
September
September
September
Muhlenbergia capillaris, Symphyotrichum oblongifolium ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ in October
October
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ in October
Symphyotrichum leave ‘Bluebird’ in October
Callicarpa americana in October
Helianthus atrorubens in Oct
October
October
October
October
Ilex verticillata in October
October
October
Muhlenbergia capillaris, Helianthus angustifolius in October
Muhlenbergia capillaris, Helianthus angustifolius in October
October
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae in October
Sassafras albidum in October
October
October
October
Muhlenbergia capillaris, Helianthus angustifolius in October
October
November
November
November
November
November
Muhlenbergia capillaris in November
November
November
November
November
Viburnum nudum in Novenber
November
Rosa palustris, in November

Click here to see what the rest of the outdoor gardens at the U.S. Botanic Gardens look like from April through November.

 

 

1 comment for “Three Seasons in the Regional Garden at the USBG

  1. Erika T
    January 10, 2015 at 7:35 pm

    Looks beautiful!!

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