By the Seasons at Ned Wolf Park

Eric Sternfels despatched in these images right now, of a good looking community-created backyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania known as Ned Wolf Park. We’ve visited this backyard a few occasions earlier than (Revisiting Ned Wolf Park) and it’s all the time a pleasure. This backyard is particular as a result of it’s created and maintained by volunteers in the neighborhood, so everybody can take pleasure in this lovely area.

low-growing blue flowers in a park garden

Beginning in early spring, the backyard is crammed with low carpet of blue chionodoxa (Chionodoxa forbesii, Zone 3 – 8) flowers.

close up of orange tulips

Orange tulips are cultivar of darwin tulips known as Tulipa ‘Dordogne’ (Zone 3 – 8). Darwin tulips are one of many teams that are inclined to perenialize and are available again year-after-year it grown in good circumstances.

close up of pink flowers and plants with purple foliage

A pink tree peony (Paeonia hybrid, Zone 3 – 8) is paired with Amsonia ’Storm Cloud’ (Zone 4 – 9) and Heuchera ‘Silver Scrolls’ (Zone 4 – 9).

close up of purple iris and shrub with purple foliage

An unnamed german iris (Iris hybrid, Zone 3 – 8) is surrounded by Cotinus ‘Grace’ (Zone 4 – 10) with darkish purple leaves that complement this iris and the clouds of small flowers that may develop within the the fluffy seeds that give the cotinus the widespread title of “smoke bush.”

close up of white iris with pink heuchera

Iris tectorum ‘Alba’ (white Japanese roof iris, Zone 4 – 9) is proven with Heuchera ‘Berry Smoothie’ (Zone 4 – 9).

close up of Pica Bella Echinacea flowers

This Echinacea is the range ‘Pica Bella’ (Zone 4 – 9). It is a compact model of the wild purple coneflower, and based on analysis by Mt. Cuba Heart, one of many varieties that pollinators love essentially the most.

close up of spiky seed pods

Nigella ‘Cramer’s Plum’ (annual) has showy white flowers which then turn into these extremely lovely seed pods.

two benches in a community park garden

Wider view of a part of the park in summer season, an ideal spot to sit down and meet up with buddies and neighbors.

large shrub with fall foliage next to wall mural

Pink fall leaves on a really outdated Burning Bush, Euonymus alata (Zone 4 – 8) rising subsequent to the mural of the park’s emblem.


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