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Spring is in Bloom at Welkinweir!

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The Flora at Welkinweir

Spring Blooming Plants

             

Plant

Location

February
March
April
May
June
July
Arisaema triphyllum Woods     x x x  
Aquilegia canadensis (columbine) Azalea lane     x x    
Azalea and Rhododendron spp. (peak bloom time is normally around Mother’s Day) Azalea lane, Early Spring Walk, Estate house’s driveway     x x    
Baptisia spp. Barn ruins     x x    
Calycanthus chinensis ‘Hartlage Wine’ and ‘Venus’ Steps down to barn ruins, Early spring walk       x x  
Centaurea spp. (Bachelor’s Buttons) Side of estate house       x x  
Cercis spp. (Redbuds) Azalea lane x x x x    
Daphne x burkwoodii Side of estate house near parking lot       x    
Cornus spp. (Dogwoods) Throughout arboretum       (C. florida) (C. kousa) (C. kousa)
Helleborus spp. Outside Pinetum x x        
Hyancinthoides hispanica (Spanish bluebells) Lower entrance to barn ruins     x x    
Kalmia latifolia (Mountain Laurel) Estate house’s driveway       x x  
Magnolia spp. Upper arboretum near Pinetum and behind estate house     x x    
Malus spp. (Crabapple) Exit from estate house     x x    
Narcissus spp. (Daffodils) Crabapple grove   x x      
Prunus subhirtella var. pendula (weeping cherry) Side of estate house and throughout arboretum   x x      
Tiarella spp. Azalea lane     x x x  
Trillium spp. (ie: Trillium luteum and Trillium grandiflorum) End and top of Azalea lane     x x    
Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum Side of estate house near driveway     x      

 

Summer Blooming Plants

             

Plant

Location

May
June
July
August
September
October
Anemone spp. Front of estate house     x x    
Asclepias spp. (Butterfly weed) Children’s garden, Barn ruins, Meadows   x x x    
Buddleia spp. (Butterfly bush) Children’s garden     x x    
Clethra alnifolia Back of estate house     x x    
Echinacea purpurea (Coneflower) Children’s garden, parking lot   x x x    
Eupatorium spp. Children’s garden, Meadows     x x x x
Franklinia alatamaha Azalea lane, Lower arboretum     x x    
Hemerocallis spp. (Daylily) Barn ruins     x      
Heuchera spp. Visitor kiosk, Azalea lane   x x      
Hosta spp. Barn ruins, Azalea lane     x x    
Hydrangea quercifolia Side of estate house x x x      
Hypericum frondosum Side of estate house   x        
Liatris spp. Parking lot, Children’s Garden     x x    
Monarda didyma (bee balm) Children’s garden, Barn ruins   x x x x  
Nymphaea odorata (white waterlily) (peak bloom time is late July to early August) Great pond   x x x x  
Penstemon hirsutus Parking lot x x x   x  
Phlox paniculata Barn ruins/Children’s garden     x x    
Rudbeckia laciniata Children’s garden     x x x  
Stewartia pseudocamellia Lower arboretum     x      
Vernonia noveboracensis Meadows, Barn ruins       x x  

 

Best bloom times for Welkinweir's Gardens

Azalea Lane Spring (April-May)
Barn Ruins Late Spring to Summer (May-August)
Children’s Garden Summer (June-August)
Lower Arboretum Spring (May-June)
Meadows Summer (July-September)
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