What’s in Bloom 2022

May 16, 2022

What’s in Bloom: Week of May 16, 2022

Flowering dogwood, Cornus florida, many locations

Cherry laurel, Prunus laurocerasus, Cuphea Path

Umbrella magnolia, Magnolia tripetala, Halcyon Ave.

Redbud, Cercis canadensis, several locations

Columbine, Aquilegia canadensis, Larch Ave.

Fothergilla, Fothergilla gardenii, many locations

Pink shell azalea, Rhododendron vaseyii, Halcyon Ave.

Torch azalea, Rhododendron kaempferi, several locations

Lily-of-the-valley, Convallaria majalis, many locations

Bladder senna, Colutea sp., Birch Ave.

Tupelo, Nyssa sylvatica, Rosebay Ave.

Crabapple, Malus sp., several locations

Silverbell, Halesia tetraptera, several locations

Korean azalea, Rhododendron poukhanensis, several locations

Korean spicebush viburnum, Viburnum carlesii, several locations

Japanese andromeda, Pieris japonica, several locations

Mountain andromeda, Pieris floribunda, several locations

Virginia bluebells, Mertensia virginica, Spruce Knoll

Biokovo cranesbill, Geranium xcantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’

Bigroot geranium, Geranium macrorrhizum, Fountain Ave.

Candytuft, Iberis sempervirens, Central Ave.

Pawpaw, Asimina triloba, Ailanthus Path

Pearl bush, Exochorda xmacrantha ‘The Bride’ Pyrola Path

Coast leucothoe, Leucothoe axillaris, Rosebay Ave.

Fragrant sumac, Rhus aromatica, Meadow Rd.

Red barrenwort, Epimedium x rubrum, Spruce Knoll

Lowbush blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium, several locations

Highbush blueberry, Vaccinium corymbosum

Rhododendron, Rhododendron sp., many locations

Barren strawberry, Waldsteinia fragarioides, several locations

Deutzia, Deutzia gracilis, several locations

Striped maple, Acer pensylvanicum, Dell Path

Heartleaf bergenia, Bergenia cordifolia, Asa Gray Garden

Spiraea, Spiraea xvanhouttei, several locations

Weigela, Weigela florida, Cardinal Path

Yellow magnolia, Magnolia ‘Yellow Bird’, Story Rd.

Kwanzan cherry, Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ several locations

Wild bleeding heart, Dicentra eximia, Administration building

Sassafras, Sassafras albidum, Larch Ave., Elm Ave.

Iris, Iris ‘Loreley’, Ash Ave.

Lupine, Lupinus sp., Ash Ave.

Alum root, Heuchera ‘Montrose Ruby’ Ash Ave.

Garden pink, Disanthus ‘Rocking Red’, Ash Ave.

Creeping myrtle, Vinca minor, many locations

Korean mountain ash, Sorbus alnifolia, Garden Ave.

Lilac, Syringa sp., many locations

Tree peony, Paeonia suffruticosa, Pine Ave.

Tree peony, Paeonia ostii, Fountain Ave.

Creeping phlox, Phlox subulata, Daphne Path

Creeping speedwell, Veronica ‘Waterperry Blue’, Fountain Ave.

Creeping forget-me-not, Omphalodes verna, Chapel Ave.

Black jetbead, Rhodotypos scandens, Halcyon Ave.

Bluestar, Amsonia tabernaemontana, several locations

Red horsechestnut, Aesculus carnea ‘Briotti’, Orion Path

European horsechestnut, A. hippocastanum, several locations

Wisteria, Wisteria sp., Central Ave.

Upright wild ginger, Saruma henryi, Asa Gray Garden

Double-file viburnum, Viburnum plicatum, var. tomentosum

Siebold viburnum, Viburnum sieboldii, several locations

Wayfaringtree viburnum, Viburnum ‘Mohican’, Meadow Rd.

Black chokeberry, Aronia melanocarpa, Indian Ridge Path

Mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum, Rosebay Ave.

Daphne, Daphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’, Story Rd.

Leatherleaf viburnum, Viburnum rhytidophyllum, Linden Path

Foam flower, Tiarella cordifolia, many locations

Bugleweed, Ajuga reptans, Garden Ave.

Red oak, Quercus rubra, many locations

Yellow archangel, Lamiastrum galeobdolon, several locations

Flowering quince, Chaenomeles sp,, several locations

Begonia, Begonia sp., several locations

Spanish bluebell, Hyacinthoides hispanica, several locations

Wintergreen barberry, Berberis julianae, Rhodora Path

Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris, Indian Ridge Path

Big white trillium, Trillium grandiflorum, Sumac Path

Wild ginger, Asarum canadense, Sumac Path

Wild sarsaparilla, Aralia nudicaulis, Sumac Path

Catmint. Nepeta sp., several locations

Daffodil, Narcissus sp., several locations

Meserve holly, Ilex x meserveae, several locations

Sweet woodruff, Galium odoratum, Spruce Knoll

Siebold primrose, Primula sieboldii, Rosebay Path

Yelloroot, Xanthoriza simplicissima, Coleus Path

Crested iris, Iris cristata, several locations

Gape hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum, several locations

Pansy, Viola sp., Fountain Ave.

Tulip, Tulipa sp., Fountain Ave

Sedum, Sedum sp., Fountain Ave.

Bleeding heart, Lamprocapnos spectabilis, Fountain Ave.

Autumn olive, Elaeagnus umbellata, Admin. Bldg.


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