May

August 1, 2011

It is no wonder that Mount Auburn welcomes so many visitors each May.  Flowering dogwoods, crabapples, lilacs, and azaleas are just some of what is on display.  If you’ve never been to the Cemetery, now is the time to make your first visit!

Watch this short video to get a glimpse of our spring landscape:

Here is some of what you’ll find blooming in May:

Early May
Crabapples
Dogwoods, white and pink
Fothergilla
Flowering Quince
Spireas
Viburnums

Mid-May
Azaleas
Crabapples
Dove-tree
Enkianthus
Hawthorns
Horsechestnut
Lilacs
Mountainash
Ohio Buckeye
Princess Tree
Scotch Broom
Silverbell
Weigela

Late May
Flowering Ash
Ghent Azaleas
Goldenchain Tree
Japanese Snowbell
Jetbead
Lilacs
Lowbrush Blueberry
Rhododendrons
Wisteria

*Please remember that nature is unpredictable and that this blooming schedule is only a guide. A late spring can delay blooming by as much as two weeks. Depending on location within the Cemetery, some plants of the same varieity may bloom up to several weeks apart.

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