May 28th, 2012

May 28th, 2012 by Sherri

In the courtyard on the west side of Mary Lyons hall is a Siberian Peashrub {Caragana arborescens} in bloom with yellow flowers highlighted by the bright green pinnately compound foliage. In front of Memorial Hall is a group of Highbush Blueberries {Vaccinium corymbosum} beginning to flower.  In the same bed as the blueberries are two ‘Allegheny’ Viburnums {V. x rhytidiphylloides ‘Allegheny’} that have cream colored flower clusters. These plants are semi-evergreen and hold their outstanding foliage well into winter; they also have excellent displays of red fruit that eventually turn black.

Siberian Peashrub {Caragana arborescens}

Highbush Blueberries {Vaccinium corymbosum}Highbush Blueberries {Vaccinium corymbosum}'Allegheny' Viburnums {V. x rhytidiphylloides 'Allegheny'} 'Allegheny' Viburnums {V. x rhytidiphylloides 'Allegheny'}

 

 

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