Wildflower Center of Georgia

What's Blooming in the Garden




Fall is upon us and the sun garden is alive with bloom. We hope you have a chance to visit and enjoy the garden soon as our Fall Lunch and Wildflower Series and Plant Sale are coming to an end soon.

All pictures are the property of the photographer Charles Brown and William Belknap. They are the sole property of the photographer and may not be used for any commercial purpose. Please feel free to use them in any other way.

Jerry Hightower discussed Galls this past Friday. His presentation included some hands-on. Below are a few pictures.

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October 19, 2012 - Example of gall on a cherry tree. When large, they are prized for making expensive wooden bowls.

October 19, 2012 - Example of a gall on a pine tree; they can destroy significant numbers of pines.

 

Below are a few pictures of ball galls on sunflowers which are host to over 100 animals including insects and birds. The galls were picked shortly before we cut into them.

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October 19, 2012 - Hole probably made by a chickadee to remove the larva from the gall.

October 19, 2012 - Hole probably made by a woodpecker to remove the larva from the gall.

 
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October 19, 2012 - The larva inside the gall.

 

Back to - What's Blooming.


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November 2, 2012 - Shining Coneflower

November 2, 2012 - Coneflower

 
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October 26, 2012 - Slender goldentop

 
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October 19, 2012 - Slender goldentop

October 19, 2012 - White Turtle Head

 
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October 19, 2012 - Pink Muhly (morning with the due)

October 19, 2012 - Pink Muhly (afternoon)

 
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October 19, 2012 - Whorled Sunflower

October 19, 2012 - Coral Bean

 
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September 28, 2012 - Whorled Sunflower

September 28, 2012 - Argeratum

 
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September 28, 2012 - Georgia Basil

September 28, 2012 - Confederate/Stone Mountain Daisy; sorry they are all gone now (Oct. 19).

 
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September 15, 2012 - Confederate/Stone Mountain Daisies

September 15, 2012 - White Seashore Mallow

 
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September 15, 2012 - Raised Bed

September 15, 2012 - Raised Bed

 
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September 15, 2012 - False Rosemary

September 15, 2012 - Blue Blazes Hyssop

 
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September 15, 2012 - Pink Turtlehead

 
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August 22, 2012 - Virginia Bunchflower

August 15, 2012 - Virginia Bunchflower

 
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August 15, 2012 - Seashore Mallow

August 15, 2012 - Meadow Garden

 
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August 15, 2012 - Raised Bed

August 15, 2012 - Raised Bed

 
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August 8, 2012 - Spotted Beebalm

August 8, 2012 - Baldwin's Ironweed

 
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August 8, 2012 - White Woodland Aster

August 8, 2012 - Lantana - 'Miss Huff'

 
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August 8, 2012 - Coreopsis

August 8, 2012 - Pitcher's Blue Sage

 
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August 8, 2012 - Clematis - Duchess of Albany

August 8, 2012 - Red Sage

 
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August 8, 2012 - Stiff Goldenrod

August 8, 2012 - Wild Yellow Canna

 
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August 8, 2012

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August 1, 2012 - Joe Pye Weed

August 1, 2012 - Butterflyweed

 
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July 18, 2012 - Joe Pye Weed

July 18, 2012 - Sienna Sunset Coreposis

 
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July 18, 2012 - Wild Petunia

July 18, 2012 - Arizona Sun Blanket Flower

 
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July 18, 2012 - Four Nerve Daisy

July 18, 2012 - Cup Plant

 
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July 18, 2012 - Seashore Mallo

July 18, 2012 - Cylindrical Blazing Star

 
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July 18, 2012 - Threadleaf Coreopsis

July 18, 2012 - Coastal Sweet Pepperbush

 
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July 18, 2012 - Plains Blackfoot

 
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July 11, 2012 - Swamp Hibiscus

July 11, 2012 - Loblolly Bay

 
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July 11, 2012 - Powderpuff Mimosa

July 11, 2012 - Roison Weed

 
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July 11, 2012 - Dean's Coneflower

July 11, 2012 - Dean's Coneflower

 
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July 11, 2012 - Carolina Birds in a Nest

July 11, 2012 - Carolina Birds in a Nest

 
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March 28, 2012 - Gomphrena Strawberry Fields

March 28, 2012 - Meadow Blazing Star

 
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July 11, 2012

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July 11, 2012 Sun Garden Beds from hill

July 11, 2012 Sun Garden Beds from Raised Bed

 
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July 11, 2012 Granite Outcrop