What's in Bloom - May 2012

May 9, 2012 by Parks Conservancy Staff

If you walk into any park in Pittsburgh this week, you'll find gardens full of blooms. Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy gardener, Angela Masters says that she's starting to see a lot of the perennials blossoming. She took to the parks with her camera on May 7th to show us what's in bloom.

Walled Garden at Mellon Park

Rhododendron catawbiense "Album"

Cranesbill, Geranium "Brookside"

Highland Park Entry Garden

Baptisia australis

Bearded iris, Iris germanica "Cranberry Crush"

Catmint, Napeta x Faassenii "Six Hills Giant"

Dutch iris, Iris x Hollandica

Globeflower, Trollius x Cultorum "Lemon Queen"

Purple Allium, Allium aflatunese

Schenley Plaza

Clematis, Clematis x Jackmani

Yarrow, Achillea millefolium "Paprika"

Flowering Sage, Salvia nemorosa "May Night"

Help us keep the gardens of Pittsburgh's public parks beautiful! We have gardening volunteer days begining in May. First volunteer day in the Walled Garden in Mellon Park is Tuesday, May 15th 5-7 pm, Highland Park Entry Garden volunteer days start Wednesday, May 16th 5-7 pm. To learn more about our horticultural volunteer days visit the volunteer page on our website or e-mail us at volunteer@pittsburghparks.org.

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