What's In Bloom

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Selenicereus wittii also called Moonlight Cactus is an epiphytic cactus native to the Amazon. This unusual plant climbs by wrapping its flattened, leaf-like, stems around tree trunks. Read more about Night Blooming Cactus!

Clematis Evipo011, Empress™ Clematis, woody vine with large pink don
Friday, June 2, 2017

Clematis Evipo011, Empress™ Clematis has large double flowers. They can be anywhere from three to six inches wide. This stunning plant can bloom from May to October. Read more about Empress™ Clematis blooms!

Friday, May 19, 2017

Papaver atlanticum, Atlas Poppy is a delightful spring bloomer. It hails from Morroco but is widely cultivated around the world. Its flowers are held aloft on tall spikey stems and appear to dance in the breeze.

This plant lives in the Rock Garden. Read more about Blooming Atlas Poppy!

Tuliperifa bakeri 'Lilac Wonder'
Thursday, May 4, 2017

Tuliperifa bakeri 'Lilac Wonder', lilac wonder tulip, species tulip. Read more about Tulip in bloom!

orange and yellow bromeliad flower
Monday, April 24, 2017

Pitcairnia tabuliformis, is a species of Bromeliad the is native to Mexico. This plant lives in the Stove House. Read more about Bromeliad Beauty!

Phalaenopsis x equestris var. rosea
Friday, April 7, 2017

Phalaenopsis x equestris var. , Horse phalaenopsis hybrid orchid. Native to the Phillipines and Taiwan.

This plant lives in the Stove House. Read more about Orchid in bloom!

Friday, March 24, 2017

Cola nitida, cola nut.
Native to tropical Africa, extracts of the nuts of this tree were one of the initial ingredients of Coca Cola.  They contain high concentrations of caffiene. This plant lives in the Palm House.
  Read more about Cola Nut tree blooms!

Crocus tommasinianus 'Taplow Ruby'
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Crocus tommasinianus 'Taplow Ruby', Woodland Crocus blooming beneath the Star Magnolia alongside the Plant House Pond.
This early spring bloomer multiplies rapidly. Snowdrops can be seen in the background. Read more about Crocus in bloom!

Scadoxus puniceus, Paintbrush or Snake Lily
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Scadoxus puniceus, Paintbrush or Snake Lily, is native to eastern and South Africa. This plant is in the Amaryllidaceae family and lives in the Cool Temperate House, Africa section. In the wild, sunbirds and weavers feast upon the nectar of the Paintbrush Lily. Read more about Paintbrush Lily Blooms!

<em>Camellia japonica</em> 'Monjisu' in bloom
Friday, January 13, 2017

Camellia japonica is the moste widely known species of Camellia and is prized for its beautiful flowers. Also known as the Rose of Winter, in the wild these shrubs bloom from January to March. They are native to China, southern Korea and southern Japan. Read more about Camellia in bloom!

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