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A Peek in the Greenhouse

Submitted: Feb. 20, 2020, 1:19 p.m.
By: Jason Baker, Curator

I know it's cold outside, so I want to show you what we have growing in the greenhouse as we are getting prepared for our seasonal and indoor displays.


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Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus 'Mona Lavender')

This vibrant beauty really stands out in a crowd.


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Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum')

This brightly colored grass is sure to add contrast and beauty to a display.


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Broom Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium)

This cute shrub is native to Australia and New Zealand.


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Variegated Flowering Maple (Abutilon pictum 'Variegated Peach')

These unique flowers coupled with it's variegated foliage are sure to add pop to an indoor space.


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SorbetĀ® XP True Blue Viola (Viola cornuta 'True Blue')

Here are the baby viola's, you'll see them out in the Garden come spring.

If you dare to brave the cold, come enjoy a walk in the Garden and you can imagine what it will look like in a couple months.


Photos by Heidi M. Simper

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