A Woman’s Garden

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A Woman’s Garden is comprised of several smaller gardens including the the Poetry Garden.  These gardens were designed to celebrate the strength, courage, creativity and nurturing demeanor of women.
The Poetry Garden is a small walled garden of classic design.  The walled roses bloom in the spring and annuals lend summer color.  Small rose beds continue to bloom sporadically throughout the summer.
Fireworks Double Altheas line the path to the garden; the vista as you leave the garden is equally splendid with Texas Sage blooming under Texas Lilac Vitex trees.
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The Poetry Garden Dallas Arboretum
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The path to the Poetry Garden is lined with beautiful magenta altheas blooming from June to autumn.
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Fireworks Double Althea is deciduous shrub maturing 8 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide. Drought tolerant once established. Tolerates poor soils and scorching heat.
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Here is a better view of the Althea hedge.  Often Altheas are shaped into trees.
This Althea is a magnificent, flowering, deciduous shrub boasting an explosion of pastel pink, red and purple double blooms all summer. A unique collection of three varieties maturing 8 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 8 feet wide. Drought tolerant once established. Tolerates poor soils and scorching heat.
A Woman’s Garden A gift from the Women’s Council of Dallas, this serene and nationally acclaimed garden features terraced walkways and exceptional views. Phase 1 of this 1.8-acre formal garden was designed in 1997 by landscape architect Morgan Wheelock. A Woman’s Garden is comprised of several smaller gardens including the Pecan Parterre, the Poetry Garden and the Majestic Allee where visitors can view White Rock Lake just beyond a dramatic reflecting pool. Phase 2, which opened to the public in the spring of 2006, was designed by Warren Johnson. It boasts alluring features such as a native Texas limestone bridge, a 140-foot hanging garden, and a wellspring surrounded by towering Dawn Redwoods. These two beautiful gardens were designed to celebrate the strength, courage, creativity and nurturing demeanor of women.
The beautiful view of Texas Sage blooming under Lavender Texas Vitex Trees pulls you onward. Poetry_Garden_Arboretum_Lee_Ann_Torrans-16 Poetry_Garden_Arboretum_Lee_Ann_Torrans-15 Purple_Sage_Shrub_Texas_Gardening_Lee_Ann_Torrans-3

Double Althea Trees lead the way to the Woman’s Garden

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See the Woman’s Garden in the Woman’s Garden Series here.
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See the Poetry Garden here.
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