Founders' Garden Plantings - Front Yard

The Heigold House facade, located at the intersection of River Road and Frankfort Avenue, is a Louisville landmark which marks both the entrance to the proposed…
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white and purple flowers with the words helen harrigan on it's side
Iridaceae 'Helen Harrigan', named for a longtime member of the Louisville Iris Society and supporter of the Waterfront Botanical Gardens project.
a white picket fence with yellow and white flowers
Knockout rose 'Sunny', pruned as a standard, or rose tree.
a close up of leaves on a tree
Cotinus coggygria - Plant Finder
Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple', commonly known as smoketree.
purple flowers are blooming in the garden
Phlox paniculata 'David's Lavender' - Plant Finder
Phlox paniculata 'David's Lavender'
some yellow flowers are growing in the grass
Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' - Plant Finder
Hemerocalis, in shades of yellows
a small green plant in the middle of some dirt
Muhlenbergia capillaris - Plant Finder
Muhlenbergia capillaris in pink, a delicate grassy addition.
many pink flowers with green leaves around them
Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High' - Plant Finder
Echinacia 'Kim's Knee High'
purple flowers with green leaves in the background
Baptisia australis - Plant Finder
Baptisia australis "blue false indigo".
the white flowers are blooming in the garden
Iberis sempervirens - Plant Finder
Iberis sempervirens, commonly known as candytuft/
a bush with pink flowers in the middle of a field
Hydrangea quercifolia Ruby Slippers, Oakleaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Ruby Slippers.' Photos of the Heigold House from the 1930's shows hydrangeas near the front door of the house.
some very pretty green plants in a garden
Stachy 'Helen Stein', or lamb's ear.
some green plants with pink flowers growing on them
Thymus pseudolanuginosus - Plant Finder
Thymus pseudolanuginosus, commonly known as wooly thyme.
lavender flowers are growing in the garden
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead' - Plant Finder
Lavenula augustfolia 'Munstead', commonly known as English Lavender
three tall trees in the middle of a park
Liquid Amber 'Slender Silhoutte' to frame the sides of the facade.
a small bush with red leaves in front of a brick building and patio table set up outside
Itea 'Henry's Garnet'
a large yellow flower with green leaves in the foreground and bushes in the background
Paeonia Intersectional. A period species, but a contemporary cultivar with the sturdiness of tree peonies.
a bush with green leaves in the middle of a dirt area next to some trees