Chicago Botanic Garden

Plant Collections — Staff

Boyce Tankersley, M.S.

Director, Living Plant Documentation

Bloom Cart Recap, April 20–October 22, 2006

Garden Area   # of Weeks Featured
on Bloom Cart
Evening Island   45
English Walled Garden   38
Sensory Garden   35
Rose Garden
(including AAS bed)
  35
Landscape Gardens   30
Bulb Garden   22
Lakeside Gardens   14
Circle Garden   13
Enabling Garden   10
Native Plant Garden   9
English Oak Meadow   7
Waterfall Gardens   3
McGinley Walk   2
Outside Spider Island   2

Total Selections: 265

Total Repeated Selections: 16

Total Number of Displays: 53

No. of Different Rose Cultivars: 30
First Rose: 15th May;
Last Rose: 20 Oct

No. of Different Tulip Cultivars: 6
First Tulip: 24th April;

No. of Different Narcissus Cultivars: 6
First Narcissus: 20th April

No. of Different Iris Cultivars: 4
First Iris:12th May

No. of Different Peonies: 6

First Peony:15th May

No. of Different Dahlia Cultivars: 13
First Dahlia: 23rd June