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Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

The Rankin Welcome Garden

Location: At the main entrance off Montlieu Ave., at the Admissions Guest parking

Featured plants: Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleriGrape Sensation‘, Crinum ‘Sangria’, Veronica umbrosa “Georgia Blue’
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When it blooms: Designed to have something blooming nearly every month of the year

More history: This garden, added in spring of 2013, provides a beautiful backdrop to our Admissions Guest Signs at the main entrance for our visiting guests and prospective students. The Welcome Garden has been dedicated to Bob and Nanabeth Rankin and Ed and Tootsie Rankin Pleasants by Mr. Alexander “Sandy” Rankin of High Point.


 

Early spring color in the Welcome Gardens inaugural year

Early spring color in the Welcome Gardens inaugural year

'Georgia Blue' speedwell and 'Mediterranean Pink' heather bloom in early April

‘Georgia Blue’ speedwell and ‘Mediterranean Pink’ heather bloom in early April

Ivory Prince hellebore coming into full flower

Ivory Prince hellebore coming into full flower

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