Mount Auburn’s landscape is composed of a diverse array of plants and trees that come into bloom at different times and in different seasons.
What’s in Bloom: Week of June 17, 2019
Kousa dogwood, Cornus kousa, many locations
Tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, several locations
Washington hawthorn, Crataegus phaenopyrum, Central Ave.
Northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa, Spirea Path
Sweet bay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana, several locations
Common privet, Ligustrum vulgare, several locations
Climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea anomala ssp. Petiolaris, Meadow Rd.
Black-leaf elderberry, Sambucus nigra ‘Eva’, Blue Jay Path
‘Aurora’ dogwood, Cornus xrutgerensis ‘Rutban’, Almy Rd.
Snowball viburnum,Viburnum plicatum ‘Grandiflorum’ Fountain Ave., Swan Ave.
Weigela, Weigela florida, Sparrow Path
Giant onion, Allium giganteum ‘Globemaster’, Flagpole
Narrow-leaf bluestar, Amsonia hubrichtii, Flagpole
Virginia sweetspire, Itea virginica, several locations
Japanese spiraea, Spiraea japonica, many locations
Delphinium, Delphinium sp., Greenhouse garden
Love-in-a-mist, Nigella damascana, Greenhouse garden
Lupine, Lupinus sp., Greenhouse garden
Foxglove, Digitalis sp., Greenhouse garden
Mountain bluet, Centauria montana, Greenhouse garden
False sunflower, Heliopsis helianthoides, Greenhouse garden
Red salvia, Salvia sp., Greenhouse garden
Ninebark, Physocarpus opulifolius, Chickadee Path
Pinxterbloom azalea, Rhododendron periclymenoides, Azalea Path
‘Knockout’ rose, Rosa ’Radrazz’, Spelman Rd.
Rose, Rosa sp., many locations
Partridge-berry, Mitchella repens, Ivy Path
Inkberry, Ilex glabra, many locations
Mockorange, Philadelphus sp., several locations
Arrowwood, Viburnum dentatum, several locations
Siberian iris, Iris siberica, Azalea Path
Linden, Tilia sp., several locations
Deutzia, Deutzia gracillis, several locations
Petunia, Petunia sp., Halcyon Ave.
New Guinea impatiens, Impatiens sp., several locations
Foam flower, Tiarella cordifolia, Fountain Ave.
Wild indigo, Baptisia ‘Carolina Moonlight’, Lime Ave.
Dianthus, Dianthus ‘Rocking Red’, Fountain Ave.
Lady’s mantle, Alchemilla mollis, Amaryllis Path
Columbine, Aquilegea canadensis, several locations
Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia, many locations
Japanese snowbell, Styrax japonicus ‘Pink Chimes’, Asa Gray garden
Upright wild ginger, Saruma henryi, Asa Gray garden
Astilbe, Astilbe cv., Asa Gray garden
Peony, Paeonia lactiflora, Sphinx
Japanese tree lilac, Syringa reticulata, several locations
Sheep laurel, Kalmia angustifolia, Ivy & Holly Paths
Fragrant snowbell, Styrax obassia, Primrose Path
Winterberry, Ilex verticillata, several locations
Pink-flower indigo, Indigofera amblyantha, Linden Path
Catmint, Nepeta ‘Blue Wonder’, Azalea Path
Meadow sage, Salvia nemerosa ‘Blue Hill’, Azalea Path
False Indigo, Baptisia australis, Azalea Path
Wild bergamot, Monarda fistulosa, Azalea Path
Butterfly bush, Buddleia alternifolia, Spelman Rd.
Water lily, Nymphaeaa odorata, Willow Pond
Alpine aster, Aster alpina, Ash Ave.
Cutleaf stephanandra, Stephanandra incisa, several locations
Creeping mint, Meehania cordata, Fountain Ave.
Sweet shrub, Calycanthus sp. several locations
Common alumroot, Heuchera americana, several locations
Shrubby cinquefoil, Potentilla fruticosa, Hyacinth Path
Goldenstar, Chrysogonum virginianum, Garden Ave.
Bellflower, Campanulaa persicifolia, Yew Ave.
Bloody cranesbill geranium, Geranium sanguineum, Yew Ave.
Gas Plant, Dictamus albus, Yew Ave.
Bugleweed, Ajuga reptans, Garden Ave.
Flame azalea, Rhododendron calendulaceum, several locations
Golden Alexander, Zizia aurea, Mountain Ave.
Beardtongue, Penstemon digitalis, Mountain Ave.
Bluestar, Amsonia tabernaemontana, Mountain Ave.
Lanceleaf coreopsis, Coreopsis lanceolata, Mountain Ave.
Phlox, Phlox sp., Mountain Ave.
Ohio spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis, Mountain Ave.
Wild bleeding heart, Dicentra eximia, Main office
Gaillardia, Gaillardia sp., Ash Ave.
Spotted dead nettle, Lamium ‘White Nancy’, Daffodil Path
Begonia, Begonia sp., several locations
Rhododendron, Rhododendron sp. several locations
Yellow flag iris, Iris pseudacorus, Auburn Lake
Wild ginger, Asarum canadense, Dell Path
Floral Tributes and Decorations will be removed from the Grounds starting on Monday, June 10th for Grounds Maintenance Operations.
Flags will be removed beginning Monday, June 3rd.
Saturday, May 25, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Visitors Center Hours
Saturday – Monday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, May 25, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunday, May 26, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Monday, May 27, 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
Grove Street Gate Hours
Saturday – Monday 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
Bigelow Chapel Open House
Sunday, May 26, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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We are now accepting Floral Tribute orders for Memorial Day 2019.
Our current offerings include potted plants for placement at lots, graves, and outdoor niches and cut flower bouquets for placement at our indoor columbaria.
* Orders for Memorial Day must be placed by May 16th.
* Tributes will be placed on the grounds the week of May 20th.
* Tributes will be removed from the grounds the week of June 10th.