Flowers, Shrubs and Trees in the Shakespeare Garden, Kilgore, TX

Agapanthus Lily
Like the lily, that once was mistress of the field and flourish’d, I’ll hang my head and perish.
Henry VIII

Exit, pursued by a bear.
The Winter’s Tale

Get you all three into the boxtree.
Twelfth Night

Butterfly Bush
Alack, the night comes on, and the bleak winds do sorely ruffle; for many miles about there’s scarce a bush.
King Lear

As upright as the cedar
Love’s Labours Lost

Coneflower (Daisy family)
There’s a daisy.

Mine eyes smell onions; I shall weep anon.
All’s Well That Ends Well

Crepe Myrtle
Merciful heaven, thou rather with thy sharp and sulphurous bolt splits the unwedgeable and gnarlèd oak than the soft myrtle.
Measure for Measure

When daises pied, and violets blue, and lady-smocks all silver white, and cuckoo-buds of yellow hue do paint the meadows with delight
Love’s Labours Lost

We have the receipt of fern-seed; we walk invisible.
1st Henry IV

Feed him with purple grapes, green figs and mulberries.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For one sweet grape who will the vine destroy?
The Rape of Lucrece

You minimus, of hindering knot-grass made
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Heigh-ho! sing, heigh-ho! unto the green holly.
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind

So doth the woodbine the sweet honeysuckle gently entwine.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Hosta (Lily family)
To gild refined gold, to paint the lily… is wasteful and ridiculous excess.
King John

This garden has a world of pleasure in it. What flower is this?
The Two Noble Kinsmen

This common body like to a vagabond flag upon the stream goes to and back, lackeying the varying tide, to rot itself with motion.
Antony and Cleopatra

Jerusalem Sage
(Salvia: mint family)
I am that flower; that mint; that columbine.
Love’s Labours Lost

Here’s flowers for you; hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram.
The Winter’s Tale

Give me swift transportance to those fields, where I may wallow in the lily beds proposed for the deserver.
Troilus and Cressida

Great princes’ favourites their fair leaves spread but as the marigolds at the sun’s eye.
Sonnet XXV

I am that flower; that mint; that columbine.
Love’s Labours Lost

Oakleaf Hydrangea
An oak with but one green leaf on it would have answered her.
Much Ado About Nothing

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.
Romeo and Juliet

There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember.

Salvia (Mint family)
Here’s flowers for you; hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram.
The Winter’s Tale

Society Garlic
I had rather live with cheese and garlic in a windmill.
1st Henry IV

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Dry up thy marrows, vines, and plough-torn leas.
Timon of Athens

Yarrow (Daisy family)
Let us find out the prettiest daisied plot we can, and make him with our pikes and partisans a grave.