Monthly Archives: October 2016

Enkianthus perulatus • White Enkianthus

Enkianthus • Pagoda Bush • ドウダンツツジ • 満天星 / 灯台躑躅 • dōdan-tsutsuji There are 3 white enkianthus bushes in our garden:  one inside the tea house garden (NW corner of Tea House), one in Y close to stream, and one, … Continue reading

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Acer palmatum var. dissectum ‘Garnet’ • Japanese Laceleaf Maple

Acer • Maple • カエデ • 楓 • kaede Our Garden has only one, growing in the area W, by the exit from tea house garden.  It is a graceful and weeping small tree with lacy, deeply cut leaves, very … Continue reading

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Ophiopogon japonicus ‘Nana’ • Dwarf mondo grass, Fountain plant, Monkey Grass

Ophiopogon • Mondo Grass • ジャノヒゲ/リュウノヒゲ • 蛇髯/龍髯 • ja-no-hige/ryū-no-hige (Text prepared for August 2016 cont. ed. class for docents by U86 Plant Committee) Dwarf mondo grass grows in areas A, B, C. Dwarf Mondo grass has 4-6 ̋ strap- … Continue reading

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