Monday, May 9, 2011
Early moning in the Asian Collections
From the top: Paeonia suffruticosa 'Spring Carnival', Iris above the GCA Circle, Asarum splendens and Hosta 'Halycyon'
'Spring Carnival' is a Saunder's hybrid with Paeonia lutea in it. Not a new hybrid, it dates to the Second World War.
The hosta/asarum combination is along the path to the Chimonanthus overlook. Nathan saw it in a picture and reproduced it. It's just beautiful. Halcyon has been around a while but is still one of the best of the blue hostas at retaining its blueness into the summer.
Posted by ChrisU at 2:23 PM