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Plant of the Week: Solanum quitoense (Naranjilla)

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Charles Day is Wave Hill’s Ruth Rea Howell Senior Horticultural Interpreter. Guarding the entrance to the Conservatory, and lurking in the both the Paisley Bed and the Herb Garden, is the spectacular, if slightly sinister, Solanum quitoense. It is a…

Summer 2017: A Global Cast to the Paisley Bed

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Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. Each spring, we plant up succeeding waves of brightly hued tulips. This shot of the bed in May, 2015, tells that story. Once summer arrives, the bed gets planted up again for the longer…

Paisley Panoply

Louis Bauer is Wave Hill’s Director of Horticulture. You really can’t miss the Paisley Bed, since it asks for your attention as you approach the Perkins Visitor Center. Its paisley shape is just small enough to offer the ideal spot for…