(Buddleja davidii 'Pink Delight'
This large, native cousin to Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) grows 3-12 feet high and sometimes becomes tree-like in the wild.
It's evergreen foliage and pale yellow flowers are pleasantly fragrant. Feathery seed heads cover the plant after flowering is through.
Sunburst St. Johnswort (Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst')
This popular bluish-green, mounding shrub bears large flowers with
striking, bushy center stamens. The reddish-brown fruit capsuels ripen
around September and persist well into the winter.
The Sacred Datura is a member of the nightshade family (which also includes tobacco, and food crops such as potatoes, tomatoes and chile peppers). Datura is a perennial herb which grows from a tuberous root to 2-5 feet in height and 3-6 feet in width. It has dark green leaves which grows to 6 inches long and are oval or heart shaped.
Chamomile is a low-growing plant with finely divided leaves. The daisy-like inflorescence has yellow disk flowers in the center and silvery-white ray flowers surrounding them.
When crushed, the plant gives off a scent similar to apples or bubblegum.
Have you ever wondered what makes up the different parts of a Red Butte
Garden plant sign? If your answer is yes, then you're in luck because
that's what this weeks blog is about!! If your answer is no, well, then
you're out of luck because that is still what this weeks blog is about.
Welcome to the Floral Walk. Lets begin our stroll at the oak leaf sculpture and head toward the Rose Garden.
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Strawberry Foxglove Digitalis x mertonensis
Globe Thistle Echinops ritro
Things have been busy here at Red Butte. The horticulturists have been busy in their respective gardens making sure the plants are looking their best and the greenhouse crew have kept the Visitor Center and Orangerie bright with color.Royal Red Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red'
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1
*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID
Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person
Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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