NOTICE OF ZOO CLOSURE
The North Carolina Zoo will be closing today, April 19 at 1:00 p.m. due to the forecast of severe thunderstorms.
White Puffball Tree
This small, multi-trunk tree provides shelter for many birds and is a food source for butterfly larva. The Feather Bush produces small, white to cream-colored, puffball-like flowers that attract bees and butterflies.
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.