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.

Lilac daphne
Lilac daphne

Daphne genkwa in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Beth Hall.

Reticulated iris

Iris reticulata in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Robert Ayers.

Giant pussy willow

Salix chaenomeloides in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Robert Ayers.

Japanese camellia

Camellia japonica in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum and the Historic Gardens. Photo by Robert Ayers.

Gold-edged winter daphne

Daphne odora 'Aureomarginata' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Robert Ayers.

Paperbush

Edworthia chrysantha in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum and the Historic Gardens. Photo by Lee Capps.

Japanese apricot

Prunus mume 'Hokkai Bungo' in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul D. Jones.