United States of America, South Carolina, Greenville County, Greenville
Catherine Beattie's Wildflower Garden (Greenville, South Carolina)
This two-acre woodland garden located in a natural setting features an outstanding collection of over 106 native American plants and flowers, including all varieties of trillium and ginger and a large selection of native azaleas and rhododendron. Rare specimens include Shortia galacifolia, Geranium maculatum 'Alba', and Calycanthus floridus 'Athens'. Virgin growths of beech, oak, and poplar abound. Natural wood benches, native stone walls, and natural streams enhance the beauty of the garden.
Persons associated with the garden include: Marjorie McCracken (horticulturist, 1970-1975) and Roy Cordell (horticulturist, 1970-1975).
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The folder includes a worksheet, a plant list, and narrative decsriptions of the garden and its development.
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