Blue camas

Bed 523 – Camas Bed

Bed 523-the Camas bed-is one of the earliest landscape beds in the park, dating back to the era of Miss Sally Bush at the turn of the 20th Century. It originally contained bearded iris, but transitioned to a tree and shrub bed between the 1930’s and 1960’s. Currently, the bed contains: Trees Magnolia soulangeana (Saucer…

Bed 522 – Lady Jane Bed

Bed 522-the Lady Jane bed-contains: Trees Magnolia soulangeana (Saucer Magnolia) Malus cv. (Crabapple Selection) Shrubs & Subshrubs Sorbaria sorbifolia (Ural False Spirea) Rhododendron sp. (Exbury Deciduous Azalea) Bulbs, Rhizomes, Tubers & Corms Tulipa clusiana ‘Lady Jane‘ (Lady Jane Candlestick Tulip)  

Pomegranate flowers

Bed 521 – Pomegranate Bed

This small bed is located in The Orchard and it was likely installed between 1939 and 1972. The presence of a Deutzia cultivar hints at the involvement of Lord & Schryver. The bed contains: Punica grantaum (Pomegranate) Deutzia cultivar Philadelphus cultivar A sword fern (Polystichum munitum) has self-seeded into the bed. The small boulder is…