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January 12, 2004

Last week's snow is beginning to melt. Grasses, evergreens, and early witchhazels are providing points of interest in the gardens.

Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler' (carnation grass) and Euphorbia
Carex phyllocephala 'Sparkler'
carnation grass and
Euphorbia
Winter Garden
Helleborus ×hybridus (Lenten rose)
Helleborus ×hybridus
Lenten rose
East Arboretum Beds, Perennial Border and Nearby Borders, and three other gardens
Cyclamen hederifolium Ashwood Nurseries Silver Leaf Group (hardy cyclamen)
Cyclamen hederifolium Ashwood Nurseries Silver Leaf Group
hardy cyclamen
Mixed Border, Swindell Contemplation Garden, and Winter Garden
Hamamelis ×intermedia 'Jelena' (copper-flowered common witchhazel)
Hamamelis ×intermedia 'Jelena'
copper-flowered common witchhazel
Mixed Border
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus 'Silver Beauty' (chalky bluestem)
Andropogon virginicus var. glaucus 'Silver Beauty'
chalky bluestem
Eupatorium and Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata' (variegated Adam's needle yucca)
Eupatorium and
Yucca filamentosa 'Variegata'
variegated Adam's needle yucca
Perennial Border and Nearby Borders
Osteomeles schwerinae (Chinese emperor plum)
Osteomeles schwerinae
Chinese emperor plum
East Arboretum Beds
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light' (variegated maiden grass)
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
variegated maiden grass
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' (gold-thread Sawara falsecypress) and Magnolia grandiflora (variegated form) (variegated Southern magnolia)
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'
gold-thread Sawara falsecypress and
Magnolia grandiflora (variegated form)
variegated Southern magnolia
Magnolia Collection
Muhlenbergia capillaris (hairy-awn muhly grass) and Saccharum arundinaceum (hardy sugarcane)
Muhlenbergia capillaris
hairy-awn muhly grass and
Saccharum arundinaceum
hardy sugarcane
Fantasy Sweep, Mixed Border, and four other gardens

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