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What's in Bloom

By Renee Hutchison

Witchhazels in bloom February 28

January 1-15

  • witchhazels  (Hamamelis)
  • winterberry holly  (Ilex verticillata)
  • paperbark maple  (Acer griseum)
  • river birch  (Betula nigra)
  • Korean stewartia  (Stewartia koreana)

January 16-31

  • witchhazels  (Hamamelis)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • three-flower maple  (Acer triflorum)
  • paperbark maple  (Acer griseum)
  • river birch  (Betula nigra)
  • Korean stewartia  (Stewartia koreana)

February 1-15

  • witchhazels  (Hamamelis)
  • winterberry holly  (Ilex verticillata)
  • three-flower maple  (Acer triflorum)
  • paperbark maple  (Acer griseum)
  • river birch  (Betula nigra)
  • Korean stewartia  (Stewartia koreana)

February 16-28

  • Japanese apricot  (Prunus mume)
  • witchhazels  (Hamamelis)
  • winterberry holly  (Ilex verticillata)
  • three-flower maple  (Acer triflorum)
  • paperbark maple  (Acer griseum)
  • river birch  (Betula nigra)
  • Korean stewartia  (Stewartia koreana)

March 1-15

  • red maple  (Acer rubrum)
  • Korean abelialeaf  (Abeiiophyllum distichum)
  • Japanese Cornell dogwood  (Cornus officinalis)
  • star magnolia  (Magnolia stellata)
  • Cornelian cherry dogwood (Cornus mas)
  • Japanese apricot  (Prunus mume)
  • Lenten rose  (Hellebore)
  • wildflowers
  • paper bark maple  (Acer griseum)
  • three-flower maple  (Acer triflorum)
  • river birch  (Betula nigra)
  • Korean stewartia  (Stewartia koreana)

March 16-31

  • red maple  (Acer rubrum)
  • Korean abelialeaf  (Abeiiophyllum distichum)
  • Japanese Cornell dogwood  (Cornus officinalis)
  • star magnolia  (Magnolia stellata)
  • Japanese apricot  (Prunus mume)
  • Lenten rose  (Hellebore)
  • wildflowers
  • witchhazels  (Hamamelis)
  • serviceberry  (Amelanchier)
  • winterhazel  (Corylopsis sinensis)
  • Himalayan sweet box  (Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis)

April 1-15

  • wildflowers
  • magnolias  (Magnolia)
  • forsythia  (Forsythia)
  • flowering quince  (Chaenomeles)
  • serviceberry  (Amelanchier)
  • crabapple  (Malus)
  • redbuds  (Cercis)
  • mahonia  (Mahonia)
  • elms  (Ulmus)
  • oaks  (Quercus)

April 16-30

  • wildflowers
  • crabapples (Malus)
  • redbuds (Cercis)
  • viburnums (Viburnum)
  • flowering dogwoods  (Cornus florida)
  • Carolina silverbell  (Halesia carolina)
  • spiraeas  (Spiraea)
  • deutzia  (Deutzia)
  • witch alders (Fothergilla)

May 1-15

  • viburnums (Viburnum)
  • fowering dogwoods  (Cornus florida)
  • deutzias (Deutzia)
  • European beech (Fagus sylvatica)
  • azaleas (Rhododendron)
  • horse chestnut  (Aesculuc turbinata)
  • buckeyes (Aesculus)
  • chokeberry (Aronia)
  • Japanes beautyberry  (Callicarpa japonica)

May 16-31

  • azaleas (Rhododendron)
  • Japanese maples (Acer palmatum)
  • wildflowers
  • Chinese dogwood (Cornus kousa)
  • hawthorn (Crataegus)
  • fringe tree (Chionanthus)
  • sweet mock orange  (Philadelphus coronaries)
  • weigla  (Weigla)
  • June 1-15
  • Arboretum Center gardens
  • cacti
  • Big Prairie
  • purple coneflower  (Echinacea purpurea)
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)

June 16-30

  • Arobertum Center gardens
  • bottlebrush buckeye  (Aesculus parviflora)
  • yucca (Yucca)
  • Big prarie
  • catalpa (Catalpa)
  • sourwood (Oxydendrum arboretum)
  • ornamental grasses
  • smokebush (Cotinus coggygria)

July 1-15

  • butterfly bush  (Buddleia)
  • coneflowers (Echinacea)
  • roses (Rosa)
  • rudbeckias (Rudbeckia)
  • nodding wild onion  (Allium cernuum)
  • swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
  • wild petunia  (Ruellia)
  • trumpet creeper  (Campsis radicans)

July 16-31

  • butterfly bush   (Buddleia)
  • rudbeckias  (Rudbeckia)
  • Joe-Pye weed  (Eupatorium purpureum)
  • crape myrtle  (Lagerstroemia)
  • obedient plant  (Physostegia virginiana)
  • jewel weed  (Impatiens capensis)
  • poke weed  (Phytolacca americana)
  • mountain mint  (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium)
  • partridge pea  (Chamaecrista fasciculata)
  • button bush  (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

August 1-15

  • butterfly bush  (Buddleia)
  • rudbeckias (Rudbeckia)
  • Joe-Pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
  •  crape myrtle  (Lagerstroemia)
  • obedient plant  (Physostegia virginiana)
  • wild bean (Strophostyles helvola)
  • bush clovers  (Lespedeza)
  • great blue lobelia  (Lobelia siphilitica)
  • sunflowers (Helianthus)

August 16-31

  • butterfly bush (Buddleia)
  • obedient plant  (Physostegia virginiana)
  • asters (Aster)
  • hog peanut  (Amphicarpaea bracteata)
  • cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
  • boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
  • ironweed (Vernonia)

September 1-15

  • butterfly bush  (Buddleia)
  • obedient plant  (Physostegia virginiana)
  • asters  (Aster)
  • ornamental grasses
  • Native clematis
  • turtle head  (Chelone)
  • goldenrods (Solidago)

September 16-30

  • butterfly bush  (Buddleia)
  • obedient plant  (Physostegia virginiana)
  • asters (Aster)
  • sedum (Sedum)
  • Native clematis
  • turtle head  (Chelone)
  • goldenrods (Solidago)

October 1-15

  • asters  (Aster)
  • ornamental grasses
  • goldenrods (Solidago)
  • sunflowers  (Helianthus)
  • roses (Rosa)
  • wingstem  (Verbesina alternifolia)
  • mistflower (Ageratum)
  • sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)
  • striped gentian (Gentiana villosa)
  • aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)
  • sedum (Sedum )
  • viburnum (Viburnum)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • witchhazel (Hamamelis)
  • beautyberry (Callicarpa)
  • tatarian aster (Aster tataricus ‘Jin Dia’)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Mie-Kyo’
  • guara (Guara lindheimeri ‘Suskiyou Pink’)
  • chokeberry  (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)
  • bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Venus’

October 16-31

  • ornamental grasses
  • goldenrods (Solidago)
  • aromatic aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)
  • sedum  (Sedum)
  • viburnum (Viburnum)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • witchhazel (Hamamelis)
  • beautyberry  (Callicarpa)
  • tatarian aster  (Aster tataricus ‘Jin Dia’)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Mie-Kyo’
  • guara (Guara lindheimeri ‘Suskiyou Pink’)
  • chokeberry  (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)
  • bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Venus’

November 1-15

  • ornamental grasses
  • goldenrods (Solidago)
  • sedum (Sedum)
  • viburnum (Viburnum)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • witchhazel (Hamamelis)
  • beautyberry (Callicarpa)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Mei-Kyo’
  • chokeberry  (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Venus’

 

November 16-30

  • ornamental grasses
  • sedum (Sedum)
  • viburnum (Viburnum)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • witchhazel  (Hamamelis)
  • beautyberry (Callicarpa)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Mei-Kyo’
  • chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Venus’

December 1-15

  • viburnum  (Viburnum)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • beautyberry (Callicarpa)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Mei-Kyo’
  • chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)
  • Chrysanthemum ‘Venus’

December 16-31

  • viburnum  (Viburnum)
  • winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)
  • American holly (Ilex opaca)
  • chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)

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