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.

Colocasia

Colocasia 'Teacups' in the Historic Gardens. Photo by Robert Ayers.

White wood aster

Eurybia divaricata in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Stefan Bloodworth.

Golden valerian

Patrinia scabiosifolia with Ailanthus webworm moth (Atteva aura) in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul Jones.

 

Cutleaf coneflower

Rudbeckia laciniata in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Stefan Bloodworth.

 

Kusamaki

Podocarpus macrophyllus in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul Jones.

 

Tall rosinweed

Silphium dentate in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Stefan Bloodworth.

 

New York ironweed

Vernonia novaboracensis in the Blomquist Garden of Native Plants. Photo by Stefan Bloodworth.

 

Amethyst toad-lily

Tricyrtis lasiocarpa in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum. Photo by Paul Jones.