Bed 534 – Bush Barn South Foundation Entrance Bed

Bed 534-the South Foundation Bed to the Bush Barn Art Center-contains: Trees Crataegus x lavallei (Carriere Hawthorn) Shrubs and Subshrubs Caenothus prostratus Viburnum davidii (David’s Viburnum) Sarcococca ruscifolia (Sweetbox) Winter Snowman camellia (Camellia sasanqua ‘Winter’s Snowman’) Viburnum tinus Rhododendron ‘Irene Koster’ (‘Irene Koster’ deciduous azalea) Enkianthus campanulatus (Redvein Enkianthis) Rhododendron sp. (Exbury deciduous azalea) Rhododendron sp. (Evergreen azalea)…

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…

An RFP for Rehabilitation of Rose Garden Brickwork

Mission Street Parks Conservancy has issued a Request-for-Proposal to restore the brickwork that serves as the focal point for the Mae Tarter Old Rose Collection, one of three collections in the City’s municipal Rose Garden. The other two collections are the Sally Bush Rose Collection and the Hybrid Tea and Floribunda Collection. The brickwork restoration is the next step in a multi-year project to…