Private Gardens

 What a Great Garden Tour!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our annual Garden Tour.  And thanks to everyone involved in making this another great success.

For the curious here is the list of the plants from the Perennial Challenge.  How many could you identify??  Congrats to J. Kraemer of Waterloo, the winner of this year’s Challenge.


Each Garden is identified with a number.
Plant Latin name is in italics.
Plant common names follow the Latin name.

1. Lychnis chalcedonica or
Silene chalcedonica
Maltese cross
Jerusalem Cross
Scarlet lychnis

2. Tradescantia virginiana
Widow’s tears

3. Athyrium filix-femina ‘Frizelliae’
Tatting fern (specific name)
Lady fern (one of several with this name)

4. Campanula glomerata
Clustered bellflower
Dane’s blood

5. Digitalis purpurea

6. Hemerocallis fulva ‘Kwanso’ or
H. fulva ‘Variegated Kwanso’ or
H. fulva ‘Kwanso variegata’
Variegated daylily
Kwanso daylily

7. Tanacetum vulgare

8. Brunnera macrophylla
Siberian bugloss