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.

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.

Oriental Lily

Oriental Lily (Lilium 'Orania') found in the Mary Duke Biddle Rose Garden.

Queen of the Prairie

Filipendula rubra in the Steve Church Endangered Species Garden.

False Spirea

False Spirea (Astilbe chinensis 'Maggie Daley') found in the Walker Dillard Kirby Perennial Allée 

Magnolia grandiflora

Magnolia grandiflora in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Robert Ayers.

Gaura lindheimeri

Gaura lindheimeri ‘Whirling Butterflies’ in the Page-Rollins White Garden. Photo by Sarah Reuning.

 

Hydrangea-macrophylla

Hydrangea macrophylla, found throughout Duke Gardens. Photo by Robert Ayers.

 

Spigelia marilandica

Spigelia marilandica in the Walker Dillard Kirby Perennial Allée. Photo by Robert Ayers.

Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata in the Walker Dillard Kirby Perennial Allée. Photo by Jason Holmes.

Amanthium muscitoxicum

Amanthium muscitoxicum in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants