What's In Bloom

Trillium recurvatum, prarie trillium, blooming.
Friday, May 1, 2020

Trillium recurvatum is a perennial herbaceous spring flowering epehmeral. Common names include Prarie Trillium, Bloody Butcher and Reflexed Trillium.
Read more about Prarie Trillium in bloom!

Hamamelis X Intermedia 'Pallida', Pallida Chinese Whichhazel
Monday, February 17, 2020

Hamamelis X Intermedia 'Pallida', Pallida Chinese Witch hazel, a deciduous woody shrub, is part of the Botanic Garden's campus arboretum. These diciduous plants bloom in midwinter through spring. The flowers are  quite fragrant. Read more about Witch hazel blooms!

Camellia japonica 'Tama-no-ura', flower with five pink with white edge petals and a central cluster of of stamens and a central array of white
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Camellia Corridor comes alive every winter when the Camellias bloom! The species pictured is named Camellia japonica 'Tama-no-ura'. Read more about Camellia Time!

Haemanthus albiflos, paintbrush plant in bloom.
Monday, November 25, 2019

Haemanthus albiflos, also called paintbrush is native to South Africa. It is a member of the Amaryllidaceae family and is the most commonly know species in its genus. The flowers are long lived and the attractive evergreen foliage makes this a very popular plant. Read more about Paintbrush plant in flower!

Booming Chrysanthemums
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Lyman Conservatory Physiology and Cold Storage greenhouses come alive with color during the annual Fall Chrysanthemum Show.
Read more about Blooming Chrysanthemums!

Aechmea cylindrata - Matchstick air plant
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Aechmea cylindrata is a Bromeliad species native to southeastern Brazil.
Read more about Matchstick Air Plant Blooms!

Monday, September 30, 2019

Ceropegia woodii, gets one of its  many common names, String of Hearts, from the heart shaped leaves that grow on its purple trailing stems. Read more about String of Hearts in bloom!

Tabernaemontana pachysiphon
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Tabernaemontana pachysiphon,  is an evergreen tree or large shrub native to Tropical Africa - Ghana to Sudan, south Angola and Tanzania. Its lovely white pinwheel shaped flowers have a sweet fragrance that fills the air. 
Read more about Tabernaemontana pachysiphon blooms!

Tibourchina grandiflora, Glory Flower
Monday, July 22, 2019

Tibouchina grandiflora, common name: Glory Flower is  native to  Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America. Plants in this genus usually have purple flowers and are know for their large velvety leaves.  
Read more about Bloomiing Glory flower!

Bulbophyllum sandersonii, Sanderson's Bulbophyllum
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Bulbophyllum sandersonii, Sanderson's Bulbophyllum is an epiphytic orchid species native to central Africa. 

This unusual looking flower spike showcases the vast diversity of orchid flower forms. Read more about Blooming Bulbophyllum!