Sep 19th, 2014

Divisions from the Garden — A Few of our Favorites!

by Jonah Holland, PR & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Plant Sale Chair Nancy Pennick with day lilies dug here at Ginter.

Volunteer Nancy Pennick, Plant Sale Chair, with a selection of day lilies available for sale. These are the same day lilies featured in Flagler Garden, we needed to thin the beds, and if you get here early you can have them in your garden too. $4 each, while supplies last.

So you already know the Fall Plant Sale is today, noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. But did you know that this year, we are highlighting plant divisions from our favorite perennials right here at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden? Come on over for some really great deals! You’ll love having these Garden favorites in your own yard. Details:

woodland poppy

The beautiful woodland poppy — a division from the Garden.

Bloody Cranesbill Geranium sanguineum max frei

Love the name on this one! Bloody Cranesbill or Geranium sanguineum ‘Max Frei’, foliage turns red in the fall – a division from the Garden.


Japanese windflower — a division from the Garden.


Obedient Plant — drought tolerant, and it blooms all summer! — a division from the Garden.

Tree expert and volunteer Bill Smith with volunteer Bay Seale.

Magnolia hybridizer Bill Smith and Garden volunteer with Garden volunteer Bay Seale. These volunteers will happily help you with your plant selection. Just describe the space you need a plant for and they will make suggestions!

Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she has worked for 14 years overseeing social media, the blog, and the website. She is also a mom, yogi, open water swimmer, gardener, and seeker. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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