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Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) resides in the Conservatory Garden and constitutes one of the loveliest of the mid-summer blooms. Read more

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The common Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) is a lovely, sturdy, perennial plant, one of the signature flowers of the mid-summer Conservatory Garden. Read more

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The Tulip is a member of the Lily (Liliaceae) family of flowering plants. They are perennial bulbous plants, growing four to twenty-seven inches in height, with a small number of strap-shaped, waxy-textured green leaves and large flowers wi... Read more

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Grape Hyacinths are a group of plants in the genus Muscari of plants native to Eurasia that produce spikes of blue flowers resembling bunches of grapes. A single grape hyacinth plant doesn't look like much, but in a mass planting, these sm... Read more

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In the Conservatory Garden, the Japanese Anemone perform a vital aesthetic function by populating the rim of the South (or Secret) Garden and highlighting the late summer and early fall landscape with their brightly hued blooms. Read more

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Easily one of the most colorful names of all the inhabitants of Hollyhocksthe Conservatory Garden, is Rose of Sharon. It originated in 1611, when it was used in the King James Version of the Bible. Read more

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The Ornamental Grasses in the Conservatory Garden serve a number of vital functions in the floral landscape. Aesthetically, they provide for a number of purposes that are not always readily apparent to the casual park visitor. Read more

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Perhaps one of the most evocative of names of any of the flowering plants that inhabit the Conservatory Garden is Baby’s Breath. With its spindly latticework of delicate stems and pearly white flowers, Gypsophila is almost ethereal in its... Read more

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The lovely flowers range in color: from pale blue to bright red to white, and bloom in Central Park from July to September. The plants provide some of the most vibrantly colorful blooms that can be found in Conservatory Garden in early fall... Read more

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The Cornelian Cherry is a type of Dogwood that originated in Europe and Asia. It was probably introduced into this country before 1800. This ornamental tree grows well in a variety of soils and is tolerant of a great many climates, which ma... Read more

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Hellebores are in the forefront of flowering plants that seemingly spring up through the last snows of winter. They produce gently nodding flowers that open as early as January, and continue to bloom until late April. Read more

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Spiraea bloom in the Conservatory Garden from April to May and form a lovely component to the spring landscape. With their clusters of bright white or pink petals, they compliment the more colorful blooms that decorate the garden beds durin... Read more

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The Water Lilies in the English section of Conservatory Garden reside in a quiet pool at the center of the flower beds. Above the placid water stands a statue sculpted by Bessie Potter Vonnoh. It commemorates "The Secret Garden," the classi... Read more

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In the Central Park Conservatory Garden, Astilbe are valued as hardy, herbaceous perennials and noted for their large, handsome, often fern-like foliage, and feathery plumes of flowers. Read more

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The Japanese Lilac is a small, deciduous tree growing to a height of eighteen feet and is the largest species of lilac, originally native to the Far East. It not only serves as an ornamental tree, but also the blossoms far outlast almost an... Read more

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The French Lilac is one of the most popular spring flowers in the Conservatory Garden, prized not only for its lovely blossoms, but also for its intoxicating fragrance. Read more

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Roses are the royalty of the flowering plant kingdom, their long history including many instances of famous namesakes, critically acclaimed collections and one rather notable war. As would be expected, they form a critical element to the Co... Read more

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Daffodils are one of the earliest of spring flowers and are always a welcome sign that winter is finally in the Conservatory Garden. Read more

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