What's in Bloom

Below are some plants that are especially interesting or typically in bloom this month at Duke Gardens.

You may also download our weekly maps showing the most current lists of noteworthy plants in each garden during peak seasons.

For an idea of plants you may wish to seek out at different times throughout the year, please see these plant highlight PDFs from peak periods in 2014: March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October/early November.

Camellia 'Maiden's Blush'

Camellia sasanqua 'Maiden's Blush' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Asiatic Arboretum fall colors

Fall colors in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul Jones.

Winterberry

Ilex verticillata in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Stefan Bloodworth.

Dawn redwood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides 'Ogon' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul Jones.

Camellia 'Pink Goddess'

Camellia sasanqua 'Pink Goddess' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Camellia 'Sekiyo'

Camellia sasanqua 'Sekiyo' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Erika Zambello.

American witch-hazel

Hamamelis virginiana in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Red chokeberry

Aronia arbutifolia in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Stefan Bloodworth.