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Reds, Pinks, and Purples!

Submitted: Sept. 2, 2021, 12:45 p.m.
By: Heidi Simper, Assistant Curator of Plant Records

The red, pink, and purple flowers are out in full force to welcome September.

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Red Heart Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Red Heart')

These red and white flowers make a beautiful contrast against the red roses in the background. They can be seen blooming at the top of the Water Conservation Garden.


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Windflower (Anemone x hybrida 'Pamina')

I couldn't help but capture a photo of these stunning pink flowers along the Floral Walk.


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Rocky Mountain Bee Plant (Cleome serrulata)

As it's name suggests, this Utah native annual plant is 'Bee-loved'.

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Red RocksĀ® Penstemon (Penstemon x mexicali 'Red Rocks')

This penstemon groundcover brings bright pink color to the Water Conservation Garden.

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SunsparklerĀ® Cherry Tart (Sedum 'Cherry Tart')

These cute pink flowers are vibrant against their burgundy succulent leaves. They are growing in the Water Conservation Garden.


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Perfect Pink Phlox (Phlox nana 'Perfect Pink')

Obviously, these flowers have become perfect at being pink. They are flourishing near the Sprout House Roof.


There are still a few weeks left of summer. Don't let summer of '21 pass you by without a visit to the Garden.


Photos by, Heidi M. Simper