There’s a lot going on in the Great Lakes Gardens and the Helen V. Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden right now. Come out to Matthaei and treat yourself to an explosion of spring! Click on the plant names below for more information and pictures. And thanks to the University of Michigan Herbarium for the great images and information.
All over Matthaei, Baltimore orioles abound.
In bloom in the Great Lakes Gardens:
|Common blue violet|
In bloom in the Helen V.Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden:
flower dogwood (bud)
may-apple (in bud)
common blue violet
false rue anemone
Virginia blue bells in profusion