Sunday, May 22, 2011

Early Blossoms at Anchorage Botanical Garden

There was a plant sale at the arboretum today so we thought we'd stop by to see what was available.  There were also a few early blooms.

Brassicaceae Arabis  caucasica "Snow Cap" - Rockcress

Arboretums have little signs with the names of the flowers.  So convenient!

But you have to remember to take a picture of the name too.  I know this is a primula.

Primulaceae Primula allionii "Linda Page"


Thiaspi stylosum

Not everything was blooming.  In fact most things were just starting to poke out of the ground.  This is the one of the big beds in the back.  You can see it has a ways to go.

If you live in Anchorage, and you have kids, this looks like a great way to get them aware of and maybe even interested in plants and gardening. 


  1. Ah, unforgettable day in the Botanical Garden!...

  2. The last picture was especially for you and your family. That's the bed in the back where saw all the beautiful flowers last summer. I wanted you to see it in the Before stage. Glad you did.

  3. I do remember. But it seems really other place!


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