Please join us at Gaiety Hollow for our first Open Garden of the season! Visitors may wander through the gardens at their leisure and speak with our volunteers stationed throughout the property. The garden will be open 1-4pm. Admission is $5 for anyone over the age of 16. Gaiety Hollow is located at 545 Mission St. in Salem, OR.
Below is a partial list of plants in bloom this week. Scientific names are italicized.
In the front yard and along the Allée:
Crab apple (scientific name Malus) just beginning to open by front door
Skimmia japonica (female plants have red fruit, male plants have only flowers)
Rhododendron just beginning to open by the statue in the Allée
In the Evergreen Garden:
In the Flower Garden:
Crab apple (Malus) just beginning to open by back gate
Osmanthus delavayi under the crab apple
Anemone nemorosa by the bench
Bellis daisies (Bellis perennis)
Bleeding Hearts (Lamprocapnos spactabalis–try saying it out loud!)
Grape hyacinths (Muscari)
Prunus (aka flowering plum or cherries)