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Parks in Bloom

Brooklyn Bloom Guide

* — denotes a plant native to the New York City area.

April

  • Azalea (Rhododendron spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
    • Borough Hall: Joralemon Street, Lenox Street & Cadman Plaza West
    • Prospect Park: 9th St. Entrance
  • Cherry Tree (Prunus spp.)
    • Borough Hall: Joralemon Street, Lenox Street & Cadman Plaza West
    • Prospect Park
  • Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia)*
    • Prospect Park
  • Crabapple blossoms
    Crabapple (Malus spp.)

    Crabapple (Malus spp.)
    • John Paul Jones Park: Shore Parkway, Fort hamilton Parkway & 101 Street
    • Prospect Park
  • Daffodil (Narcissus spp.)
    • McGolrick Park: Driggs to Nassau Avenue, Russell to Monitor Street
    • Cuyler Gore: Fulton Cumberland Street & Greene Avenue
    • John Paul Jones Park: Shore Parkway, Fort Hamilton Parkway & 101 Street
    • Bensonhurst Park: Gravesend Bay, 21 & Cropsey Avenue, Bay Parkway
    • Underwood Park: Lafayette & Washington Avenue
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
    • Narrows Botanical Garden: Shore Road, 69 Street & 72 Street
    • Prospect Park
  • Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)*
    • Prospect Park
  • Flowering quince (Chaenomeles spp.)
    • Prospect Park
  • Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia)
    • Underwood Park: Lafayette & Washington Avenue
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
    • Narrows Botanical Gardens: Shore Road, 69 Street & 72 Street
    • Grand Army Plaza
    • Prospect Park
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.)
    • Prospect Park
  • Japanese skimmia flowers
    Japanese skimmia (Skimmia japonica)

    Japanese Skimmia (Skimmia japonica)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Lily-Of-The-Valley Shrub (Pieris japonica)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Quince (Cydonia oblonga)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
    • Cuyler Gore: Cumberland Street, Greene Avenue
    • Bensonhurst Park: Gravesend Bay, 21 & Cropsey Ave, Bay Parkway
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
    • Prospect Park
  • Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)*
    • John Paul Jones Park: Shore Parkway, Fort Hamilton Parkway & 101 Street
    • Prospect Park
  • Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)*
    • Prospect Park
  • Photo of tulips
    Tulips (Tulipa spp.)

    Tulip (Tulipa spp.)
    • McGolrick Park
    • Cuyler Gore: Cumberland Street, Greene Avenue
    • John Paul Jones Park: Shore Parkway, Fort Hamilton Parkway & 101 Street
    • Bensonhurst Park: Gravesend Bay, 21 & Cropsey Avenue, Bay Parkway
    • Borough Hall: Joralemon Street, Lenox Street & Cadman Plaza West
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
    • Narrows Botanical Garden: Shore Road, 69 Street & 72 Street

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May

  • Ajuga (Ajuga spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Azalea (Rhododendron spp.)
    • Borough Hall
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Cherry laurel (prunus laurocerasus)
    • Borough Hall: Joralemon Street, Lenox Street & Cadman Plaza West
  • Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia)*
    • Prospect Park
  • Coral bells (Heuchera spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)*
    • Prospect Park
    • Underwood Park
  • Flowering quince (Chaenomeles spp.)
    • Prospect Park
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Giant allium (Allium giganteum)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Iris (Iris spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Japanese Skimmia (Skimmia japonica)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Lily-Of-The-Valley Shrub (Pieris japonica)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
    • Underwood Park
  • Pinks (Dianthus spp.)
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Quince (Cydonia oblonga)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
  • Rose (Rosa spp.)
    • McGolrick Park
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Bensonhurst Park
    • Borough Hall
    • Underwood Park
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Scotch Broom (Cytisus scoparius)
    • Underwood Park
  • Serviceberry (Amelancier spp.)
    • John Paul Jones Park
  • Southern arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum)
    • Underwood Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Spiraea (Spiraea spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Tulip (Tulipa spp.)
    • McGolrick Park
    • Cuyler Gore: Cumberland Street, Greene Avenue
    • John Paul Jones Park: Shore Parkway, Fort Hamilton Parkway & 101 Street
    • Bensonhurst Park: Gravesend Bay, 21 & Cropsey Avenue, Bay Parkway
    • Borough Hall: Joralemon Street, Lenox Street & Cadman Plaza West
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade: Garden 1, BQE between Joramelon St. & Grace Ct.; Garden 2, BQE between Grace Ct. & Remsen St.; Garden 3, BQE between Remsen & Montague Sts.; Garden 4, BQE & end of Montague St.; Garden 5, BQE between Montague and Pierrepont Sts.; Garden 6, BQE between Pierrepont & Clark Sts.; Garden 7, BQE between Clark & Pineapple Sts.; Garden 8, Pineapple St. between BQE & Columbia Heights; Garden 9, BQE between Pineapple & Orange Sts.
    • Narrows Botanical Garden: Shore Road 69 Street & 72 Street
    • Underwood Park

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June

  • Adam's Needle, Spanish bayonet (Yucca filamentosa)
    • Underwood Park
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudibeckia fulgida)
    • Underwood Park
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia spp.)
    • Underwood Park
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Common bugleweed (Ajuga reptans)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Giant Allium (Allium giganteum)
    • John Paul Jones
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Hollyhock (alcea spp.)
    • McGolrick
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Hosta (Hosta spp.)
    • McGolrick
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Hydrangea (Hydrangea spp.)
    • Bensonhurst
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Iris (Iris spp.)
    • Borough Hall
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Borough Hall
  • Lenten Rose (Helleborus spp.)
    • Underwood Park
  • Lilyturf (Liriope spicata)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
    • Underwood Park
  • Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Rock cotoneaster (Cotoneaster horizontalis)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Rose (Rosa spp.)
    • McGolrick
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Bensonhurst
    • Borough Hall
    • Underwood Park
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Narrows Botanical Garden
  • Spiraea (Spiraea spp.)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Bensonhurst

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July

  • Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
    • Fulton Park
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
    • Gateway to Coney Island: Ocean Parkway & Surf Ave.
    • John Paul Jones Park
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii)
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park Park
    • Frasier Square: Kings Hwy. at Ave. M
    • Breukelen Playground: Williams Ave., Stanley and Flatlands
    • Meadow at Brooklyn Bridge
  • Canna spp.
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Breukelen Playground: Williams Ave, Stanley & Flatlands
    • Carroll Park
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Carroll Park: Smith & President Sts.
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
  • Glossy abelia (Abelia grandiflora)
    • Carroll Park: President Street
    • McLaughlin Park: Flatbush and Tillary
  • Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Brooklyn Bridge Meadow: Cadman Plaza West and Prospect Avenue
  • Hosta spp.
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
    • Columbus Park
  • Impatiens spp.
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Joe-pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
  • Marigold (Tagetes erecta)
    • Kaiser Park
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
  • Oak-Leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
    • Fort Greene Park
  • Petunia spp.
    • Columbus Park
    • Gateway to Coney Island
  • Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
    • John Paul Jones Park: Ft. Hamilton & 101st
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park: Ft. Hamilton & 67th st
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
  • Roses (Rosa spp.)
    • Columbus Park
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
    • Tiger Playground
    • Sunset Park
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Fort Greene Park
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Culyer Gore
  • Sage (Salvia spp.)
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
    • Breukelen Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
    • Breukelen Playground
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Leif Ericson Park

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August

  • Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
    • Fulton Park
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
    • Gateway to Coney Island: Ocean Parkway & Surf Ave.
    • John Paul Jones Park
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii)
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park Park
    • Frasier Square: Kings Hwy. at Ave. M
    • Breukelen Playground: Williams Ave., Stanley and Flatlands
    • Meadow at Brooklyn Bridge
  • Canna spp.
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Breukelen Playground: Williams Ave, Stanley & Flatlands
    • Carroll Park
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Carroll Park: Smith & President Sts.
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
  • Glossy abelia (Abelia grandiflora)
    • Carroll Park: President Street
    • McLaughlin Park: Flatbush and Tillary
  • Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Brooklyn Bridge Meadow: Cadman Plaza West and Prospect Avenue
  • Hosta spp.
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
    • Columbus Park
  • Impatiens spp.
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Joe-pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
  • Marigold (Tagetes erecta)
    • Kaiser Park
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
  • Oak-Leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
    • Fort Greene Park
  • Petunia spp.
    • Columbus Park
    • Gateway to Coney Island
  • Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
    • John Paul Jones Park: Ft. Hamilton & 101st
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park: Ft. Hamilton & 67th st
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
  • Roses (Rosa spp.)
    • Columbus Park
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
    • Tiger Playground
    • Sunset Park
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Fort Greene Park
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Culyer Gore
  • Sage (Salvia spp.)
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
    • Breukelen Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
    • Breukelen Playground
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Leif Ericson Park

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September

  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
    • Gateway to Coney Island: Ocean Parkway & Surf Ave.
    • John Paul Jones Park
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii)
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park Park
    • Frasier Square: Kings Hwy. at Ave. M
    • Breukelen Playground: Williams Ave., Stanley and Flatlands
    • Meadow at Brooklyn Bridge
  • Canna spp.
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
    • Columbus Park: Brooklyn Borough Hall
  • Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Breukelen Playground: Williams Ave, Stanley & Flatlands
    • Carroll Park
    • Brooklyn War Memorial
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Carroll Park: Smith & President Sts.
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
  • Glossy abelia (Abelia grandiflora)
    • Carroll Park: President Street
    • McLaughlin Park: Flatbush and Tillary
  • Joe-pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
  • Marigold (Tagetes erecta)
    • Kaiser Park
    • Prospect Park: Litchfield Villa; Music Grove and 9th Street Entrance
    • Grand Army Plaza
  • Oak-Leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
    • Fort Greene Park
  • Petunia spp.
    • Columbus Park
    • Gateway to Coney Island
  • Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
    • John Paul Jones Park: Ft. Hamilton & 101st
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park: Ft. Hamilton & 67th st
    • Brooklyn Heights Promenade
  • Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
  • Roses (Rosa spp.)
    • Columbus Park
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Kaiser Park
    • Fulton Park
    • Tiger Playground
    • Sunset Park
    • Cuyler Gore
    • Fort Greene Park
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
    • Upper Leif Ericson Park
    • Columbus Park: Fleur de Lis
    • John Paul Jones Park
    • Culyer Gore

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