At a glance: Orange power on display

At a glance: Orange power on display
Oklahoman Published: August 5, 2013


Orange power on display

If you tour many of Oklahoma State University's gardens, you'll see orange flowers. Steve Dobbs, OSU's manager of grounds and landscape services, offers a list of the names of the varieties of orange flowering, fruited or foliaged plants on campus for OSU fans of the color:

The summer and spring orange plants in the Price Garden: sweet pepper, ‘Tangerine Dream'; sweet pepper ‘Good as Gold'; cauliflower ‘Cheddar'; Swiss chard ‘Oriole Orange'; cuphea ‘Big Cigar'; canna ‘Intrigue', and pyracantha ‘Mohave'.

Orange flowering or foliage plants in formal gardens or seasonal beds on campus include: celosia ‘Fresh Look Orange'; celosia ‘Ice Cream Orange'; zinnia ‘Double Zahara Fire'; lantana ‘Bright Orange'; cuphea ignea; Esperanza ‘Bells of Fire'; coleus ‘Rustic Orange'; canna ‘Orange Punch' and canna ‘Robert Kent'.

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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