This spectacular 1-acre garden honors Sarah Lee Baker, who funded many features throughout the garden with her husband Isaac “Junie” Baker. Moving water in the central limestone fountain and terraced canals creates a soothing and cooling effect. The formal circular garden is divided into wedges that overflow with more than 200 different varieties of perennials of all shapes and sizes.
Plants to look for:
Spring: Bluestar, Fothergilla, False Indigo, Iris
Summer: Canna Lily, Rose Mallow, Speedwell, Whirling Butterflies
Fall: Confederate Rose, Joe-Pye Weed, Salvia, Stonecrop, Ornamental Grasses
Winter: Kerria, Paperbush, Yaupon