Monthly Archives: July 2012

Acer griseum • Paperbark Maple

Acer • Maple •  カエデ • 楓 • kaede Paperbark maple sits on the main path in Area C; its showy, cinnamon colored peeling bark makes this mature tree (45’+) easy to spot and people often ask about it (the … Continue reading

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Ginkgo biloba • Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo • Maidenhair Tree • イチョウ • 銀杏 • ichō [Updated 11/15/14 – added autumn picture] We have 3 very mature ginkgo trees, lined along the E path: two in Area F and one past the second shortcut, in Area … Continue reading

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Acer palmatum ‘Koto-no-Ito’ • Japanese Maple

Acer • Maple •   カエデ • 楓 •  kaede Edited 11/26/13 + new, autumn pics [The text below was prepared by SJG Plant Committee for docent maple training in fall 2013] One grows in area A and one in … Continue reading

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Hosta sp. • Plantain Lilies

Hosta • Plantain Lily • ギボウシュ • 擬宝珠 • giboshu They grow in clumps in many protected from the sun’s rays areas of the Garden; some even thrive in full sun on the edge of the pond. From ‘hortanswers’ at the … Continue reading

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Styrax obassia • Fragrant Snowbell

Styrax • Japanese Snowbell  • エゴノキ •  斎敦果  • ego-no-ki Edited 3/31/17: the tree was cut down last year due to disease – replacement is being sought Edited for spring flower and leaves pic 5/26/13 It’s easily seen growing behind … Continue reading

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