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August 30, 2004

Don't miss the extravagant plantings along Beryl Road as you enter the parking area. Look for an interpretive brochure in the Ruby C. Education Center.

The Entry Garden overflowing with tender perennials - Alocasia 'Portodora' (hybrid upright elephant ear) - Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea' (firesticks pencil cactus) - Solenostemon (coleus)
The Entry Garden overflowing with tender perennials
Alocasia 'Portodora'
hybrid upright elephant ear and
Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea'
firesticks pencil cactus and
Solenostemon
coleus


Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum' (annual purple fountain grass)
Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'
annual purple fountain grass


Hibiscus acetosella 'Jungle Red' (false roselle) - Saccharum officinarum 'Pele's Smoke' (purple sugarcane)
Hibiscus acetosella 'Jungle Red'
false roselle and
Saccharum officinarum 'Pele's Smoke'
purple sugarcane


Colocasia esculenta 'Rhubarb' (red-stem elephant ear) - Solenostemon 'Crimson Velvet' (sun coleus)
Colocasia esculenta 'Rhubarb'
red-stem elephant ear and
Solenostemon 'Crimson Velvet'
sun coleus


Acalypha hispida (chenille plant) - Alternanthera ficoidea 'Golden Threads' (Joseph's coat) - Ipomoea batatas 'Sweet Caroline Purple' (ornamental sweet potato)
Acalypha hispida
chenille plant and
Alternanthera ficoidea 'Golden Threads'
Joseph's coat and
Ipomoea batatas 'Sweet Caroline Purple'
ornamental sweet potato


Hamelia patens (common firebush) - Solanum quitoense (thornless)
Hamelia patens
common firebush and
Solanum quitoense (thornless)


Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris' (imperial taro) - Solenostemon 'Fishnet Stockings' (sun coleus)
Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris'
imperial taro and
Solenostemon 'Fishnet Stockings'
sun coleus


Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea' (firesticks pencil cactus) - Solenostemon (coleus)
Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea'
firesticks pencil cactus and
Solenostemon
coleus


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