Plant Profiles by Riz Reyes

July 2014 Plant Profile: Hydrangea integrifolia

A strange, but beautifully bizarre climbing hydrangea is beginning to bloom at the Center for Urban Horticulture.

June 2014 Plant Profile: Philadelphus lewisii

June is a great time to celebrate our native Lewis’s Mock Orange which is currently in blooming at UWBG!

May 2014 Plant Profile: Paeonia suffruticosa (Rockii Group)

Joseph Rock’s Peony has been prized by gardeners and avid collectors for decades.

April 2014 Plant Profile: Convallaria majalis ‘Striatum’

One of the most iconic and fragrant of all spring flowers, this variegated selection of lily-of-the-valley is not as aggressive as the straight species.

March 2014 Plant Profile: Stewartia sinensis

A new tree will be added to our collections at the Center for Urban Horticulture. Stewartia sinensis will be planted in the Soest Perennial Display Garden.

February 2014 Plant Profile: Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Merlin

One of the toughest, but also one of the most beautiful winter blooming perennials! We have a special hybrid Hellebore new to UW Botanic Gardens!