Welcome to The Battery Plant Database, where you can learn about the hundreds of species planted at The Battery. On this site, there is information about the colors and native ranges of our plants, bloom dates, light and moisture requirements, plus much, much more. On behalf of all our gardeners and staff, we encourage you to explore and be inspired by the gardens at The Battery.

Plant Spotlight

Willow bluestar Detail

Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'

Willow bluestar

Sky blue flowers early summer. Dense textural ground cover.

Colors: Blue

Garden(s): Gardens of Remembrance

Family: Apocynaceae

Origin of Species: garden origin

Blooms: June

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  • Chionodoxa gigantea; Glory of the snow

    Chionodoxa gigantea

    Glory of the snow

  • Galanthus elwesii; Giant snowdrop

    Galanthus elwesii

    Giant snowdrop

  • Galanthus nivalis; Snowdrop

    Galanthus nivalis 'Flore Pleno'

    Snowdrop

  • Galanthus nivalis; Snowdrop

    Galanthus nivalis

    Snowdrop

  • Hamamelis x intermedia; Witch hazel

    Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane'

    Witch hazel

  • Iris reticulata; Iris

    Iris reticulata 'Harmony'

    Iris

  • Ulmus americana; American elm, White elm, Water elm

    Ulmus americana

    American elm, White elm, Water elm

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