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.

Liriope

Liriope muscari 'Sno Cone' in the Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul D. Jones.

Pink banana

Musa velutina in the Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul D. Jones.

Hibiscus 'Kopper King'

Hibiscus 'Kopper King' in the island bed in front of the Doris Duke Center. Photo by Jason Holmes.

Salvia

Salvia 'Phyllis Fancy' in the island bed in front of the Doris Duke Center. Photo by Jason Holmes.

Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia 'Henry Eilers' in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.

 

Dwarf Joe Pye weed

Eupatorium purpureum in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Chinese flame tree

Koelreuteria bipinnata in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.

Large leaf princess flower

Tibouchina grandiflora in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Erika Zambello.