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Discovery Garden

Location: Right of the Main Gate as you enter the institution
What's Nearby: The Main Gate, Garden District

Physical Characteristics: This large garden was started in 2004.  It consists of 4 different sections representing the 4 pillars of Chautauqua.  Here we have a wide variety of perennials, shrubbery and trees.  

Historical Context:  Located within the discovery garden is the Winifred B. McCune Memorial garden added in 2005.  Also in Discovery is the Joan Lincoln Story Circle garden, this is a spot for children to sit and listen to stories being told, added in 2006.

WHAT'S IN BLOOM?
 

Plant census in progress for the next 18 mos observing 2 full summer seasons + year round. Updates in progress throughout.

SPRING
Blue Flag Iris, Mixed Ferns

SUMMER
Liatris, Great Blue Lobelia, Cardinal Flower, Hello Yellow Butterflyweed

FALL
Little Blue Stem Grass

WINTER
Christmas Fern