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Suuummmmerrrrr Tiiiime

Submitted: July 2, 2020, noon
By: Jason Baker, Curator

It's summer, it's about to be a holiday weekend, and the Garden is open to the public... Time to social distance in the Garden!

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Butterfly Weed    Asclepias tuberosa

A unique Milkweed with it's orange colored flowers.

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Fendler's Sundrops    Calylophus hartwegii ssp. fendleri

The flowers appear for one day, but the plant continues to produce new blooms. They open at night and start fading the next day.

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Red Osier Dogwood    Cornus sericea

The fruits of this Utah native shrub are attractive to birds.

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Daylily    Hemerocallis 'Mean Mr. Mustard'

Just one of our many gorgeous Daylily cultivars. You'll have to visit to see the others!

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Smooth Hydrangea    Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'

This cultivar displays much larger blooms than the straight species.

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Desert Four O'Clock    Mirablis multiflora

This Utah native makes for a beautiful groundcover.

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Blue Spruce Stonecrop    Sedum reflexum

This is a vigorous Stonecrop that does well in hot sunny spots.

We hope to see you at a distance soon!

Photos by Jason W. Baker

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