Container Garden at Speakers Circle

Identification of plants in current display.

Cannas (Canna 'Wyoming' and 'Australia') , Purpleleaf Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas ' Blackie'), Bat Faced Cuphia (Cuphea llavea), and Tiger Eye Sumac (Rhus typhina 'Tiger Eyes')

The 2006 annual display includes Cannas (Canna 'Wyoming' and 'Australia') , Purpleleaf Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas ' Blackie'), Bat Faced Cuphia (Cuphea llavea), and Tiger Eye Sumac (Rhus typhina 'Tiger Eyes').

Speakers Circle is an area at the center of campus where free speech in a public forum is encouraged and often encountered. Surrounding the area are a number of large planters with seasonal displays of colorful plants.

Tiger Eyes Sumac (Rhus typhina 'Tiger Eye')

Tiger Eyes Sumac (Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’) makes a statement among the Canna and Cuphea.

Tiger Eye Sumac (Rhus tiphina 'Tiger Eye') and Sea Green Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green')

Tiger Eye Sumac (Rhus tiphina ‘Tiger Eyes’) and Sea Green Juniper (Juniperus chinensis ‘Sea Green’) create winter interest.