is one of the best late summer beauties and has been awarded the RHS Award of Garden Merit so will more than fulfil your expectations, even in its first season.
Cantigny's horticulturists planted thousands of aquatic plants and wetland plugs around the pond to filter the water, including rushes, reeds, sedges, swamp irises and pickerel weed
At the edge of Boiling Creek, the pickerel weed
flowed into the current of the Yellow River.
There are plenty of suitable plants, such as yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus), the flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus) and pontderia, a pickerel weed
with cylindrical spikes of blue flowers.
There are plenty of suitable plants, such as yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus), the flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus) and pontderia, the pickerel weed
, which has cylindrical spikes of blue flowers.
ALL WHITE Above, arum lily, and right, pickerel weed
of a weed called pickerel weed
, unless learned Gesner be much mistaken, for he says, this weed and other glutinous matter, with the help of the sun's heat, in some particular months and some ponds, apted for it by nature, do become Pikes."
It is also the time to luxuriate in the colorful wildflower bouquets of chicory, pearly everlasting, cow parsnip, boneset, campion, pickerel weed
, blue vervain, water lily, bull thistle, wood lily, meadow sweet, pokeweed, partridge pea, tansy, Indian pipes -- and one of the most beautiful of all -- purple loosestrife.