What's in Bloom

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

You may also view or download our illustrated map (PDF) 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.

Obedient plant

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

Toad lily

Tricyrtis macropoda in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Orange-flowered tea olive

Osmanthus fragrans aurantiacus in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Linden viburnum

Viburnum dilatatum in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Jerusalem artichoke

Helianthus tuberosus in the Doris Duke Center Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum 'Grandeur' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Erika Zambello.

American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Erika Zambello.