What's in Bloom

at The State Arboretum of Virginia?

Flowering dogwood Cornus florida

 Note: Bloom times may vary according to weather conditions.

January

Eranthis sp. winter aconite

Hamamelis vernalis witch hazel

February

Alnus spp. alders

Eranthis sp. winter aconite

Jasminum sp. jasmine

March

Acer rubrum red maple

Buxus spp. boxwoods

Celtis spp. hackberries

Chaenomeles spp. flowering quince

Cornus officinalis cornel dogwood

Forsythia sp. forsythia

Magnolia spp. magnolias

Narcissus spp. daffodils

Populus sp. gray poplar

Prunus spp. cherries

Ulmus spp. elms

April

Amelanchier laevis serviceberry

Cercis canadensis redbuds

Chaenomeles spp. flowering quince

Cornus florida flowering dogwood

Forsythia sp. forsythia

Magnolia spp. magnolias

Mahonia sp. Oregon grape

Malus spp. crabapples

Mertensia virginica Virginia bluebells

Pieris sp. lily-of-the-valley bush

Poncirus trifoliata hardy-orange

Prunus spp. cherries

Rhododendron spp. rhododendron

Viburnum spp. viburnums

May

Acer spp. maples

Aesculus spp. buckeyes

Aesculus hippocastanum horse chestnut

Calycanthus spp. sweet shrub

Catalpa speciosa northern catalpa

Chionanthus virginicus fringe tree

Cladrastis kentuckea yellowwood

Cornus spp. dogwoods

Crataegus spp. hawthorns

Deutzia spp. deutzias

Fothergilla fothergilla

Halesia spp. silverbells

Ilex opaca American holly

Juglans spp. walnuts

Kalmia latifolia mountain laurel

Liriodendron spp. tulip poplars

Magnolia acuminata cucumber magnolia

Malus spp. crab apples

Morus spp.mulberries

Paulownia tomentosa empress tree

Philadelphus sp. mock orange

Physocarpus sp. ninebark

Prunus serotina black cherry

Pyracantha firethorn

Rhododendron spp. azaleas

Robinia spp. locusts

Syringa spp. lilacs

Spirea sp. spiraea

Stewartia spp. stewartia

June

Castanea spp. chestnuts

Catalpa speciosa northern catalpa

Chionanthus virginicus fringe tree

Cornus kousa Kousa dogwood

Cotinus obovatus smoke tree

Diervilla lonicera native bush honeysuckle

Fontanesia sp. fontanesia

Hydrangea quercifolia oak-leaf hydrangea

Indigofera sp. indigo

Kalmia latifolia mountain laurel

Koelreuteria paniculata golden rain tree

Magnolia grandiflora southern magnolia

Opuntia spp. prickly pear

Pyracantha sp. firethorn

Rhododendron spp. rhododendrons

Sambucus spp. elderberry

Stewartia spp. stewartia

Styrax sp. Japanese snowbells

Syringea spp. lilacs

Weigelia sp. weigelia

Yucca filamentosa yucca

July

Abelia sp. abelia

Campsis radicans trumpet creeper

Franklinia alatamaha franklinia

Hemerocallis hybrids daylilies

Hibiscus sp. hibiscus

Hosta spp. hostas

Magnolia grandiflora southern magnolia

Oxydendrum arboreum sourwood

Vitex sp. chaste tree

August

Campsis radicans trumpet creeper

Clethra spp. clethra

Franklinia alatamaha franklinia

Hydrangea spp. hydrangea

Styrax sp. Japanese snowbells

September

fall crocus

Hamamelis virginiana witch hazel

Lagerstroemia sp. crape myrtle

October

Hamamelis virginiana witch hazel

dogwood fruits ripen

Peak ginkgo color

Peak maple color

November

holly fruits open

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Last Modified December 6, 2004