What’s In Bloom 2024

Jim Gorman June 4, 2024 Plants & Wildlife
Though May might be the peak of spring bloom, there is still plenty of interest in June. Rhododendrons, Mountain Laurel, and Kousa Dogwoods add plenty of late-spring color to the landscape. The annual and perennial plants planted in flower beds throughout the Cemetery are now also at their peak.

What’s in Bloom: Week of June 17, 2024

Kousa dogwood, Cornus kousa, many locations

Indian pink, Spigelia marilandica ‘Little Redhead’, Admin. Bldg.

Foxglove beardtongue cv., Penstemon ’Husker Red Improved’

Sweetshrub, Calycanthus floridus, several locations

Tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, several locations

Winterberry, Ilex verticillata, many locations

Inkberry, Ilex glabra, many locations

Long-stalk holly, Ilex pedunculosa, Lime Ave.

Japanese stewartia, Stewartia pseudocamellia, Mountain Ave.

Elderberry, Sambucus canadensis, Halcyon Ave.

Trumpet honeysuckle, Lonicera ‘Alabama Crimson’, Pond Rd.

Goat’s beard, Aruncus dioicus, Spruce Knoll

Pinxterbloom azalea, Rhododendron periclymenoides, Azalea Path

Butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa, Azalea Path

Thread-leaf tickseed, Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’, Azalea Path

Purple coneflower, Echinacea purpurea, Azalea Path

Orange daylily, Hemerocalis fulva, several locations

Daylily cultivar, Hemerocalis ‘Stella d’Oro’, Story Rd.

Mountain laurel, Kalmia latifolia, many locations

Sheep laurel, Kalmia angustifolia, Iris Path

Japanese tree lilac, Syringa reticulata, several locations

Rhododendron, Rhododendron sp., many locations

Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus, Narcissus Path

Canadian anemone, Anemone canadensis, Central Ave.

Missouri evening primrose, Oenothera macrocarpa, Central Ave.

Arrowwood viburnum, Viburnum dentatum, Woodbine Path

Mouse Ear lobed tickseed, Coreopsis auriculata ‘Nana’, Central Ave.

Peach-leaved bellflower, Campanula persicifolia, Yew Ave.

Bloody cranesbill geranium, Geranium sanguineum, Yew Ave.

Wild bergomot, Monarda fistulosa, several locations

Geranium, Pelargonium sp., several locations

Hybrid geranium cultivar, Geranium xcantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’

Sea holly cultivar, Eryngium planum ‘Blue Cap’, Eagle Ave.

Knock out rose, Rosa ‘Radrazz’, Spelman Road

Rugosa rose, Rosa rugosa, Glen Ave.

Rose cultivar, Rosa ‘The Fairy’, @ Sphinx

Rose cultivars, Rosa sp., many locations

Lady’s mantle, Alchemilla mollis, several locations

Alum root, Heuchera sp., several locations

Pincushion cultivar, Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’, Fountain Ave.

Weigela, Weigela florida, several locations

Rockin’ Red Sweet William, Disanthus xbarbatus ‘PAS114143C’

Maltese cross, Lychnis chalcedonica ‘Burning Love’, Ash Ave.

Red hot poker, Kniphofia uvaria, Ash Ave.

Lupine, Lupinus sp., Ash Ave.

Swifty meadow sage, Salvia nemorosa ‘Violet’, Ash Ave.

Foamflower, Tiarella cordifolia ‘Running Tapestry’, Ash Aves.

Garden speedwell, Veronica longifolia, Ash Ave.

Chinese indigo, Indigofera amblyantha, Linden Path

New Guinea impatiens, Impatiens sp., several locations

Sweetbay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana, Azalea Path

Crimean linden, Tilia xeuchlora, several locations

Northern catalpa, Catalpa speciosa, Spirea Path

Virginia sweetspire, Itea virginiana, several locations

False lupine, Thermopsis caroliniana, Story Rd.

Fragrant snowbell, Styrax obassia, Primrose Path

Smooth hydrangea, Hydrangea arborescens, Azalea Path

Oak-leaf hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia, several locations

Climbing hydrangea, Hydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris, Wall

Hosta cultivar, Hosta ‘Empress Wu’, Fountain Ave.

Hosta cultivars, Hosta sp., several locations

Mock orange, Philadelphus sp., Elm Ave.

Northern bush honeysuckle, Diervilla lonicera, Woodbine Path

Common privet, Ligustrum vulgare, several locations

Large flower catmint, Nepeta kubanica, Asa Gray Garden

Upright wild ginger, Saruma henryi, Asa Gray Garden

Astilbe cultivar, Astilbe sp., Asa Gray Garden

Foxtail lily, Eremus sp., Asa Gray Garden

Japanese spiraea cv., Spiraea japonica ‘Alpina’, Asa Gray

Snowball viburnum, Viburnum plicatum ‘Grandiflorum’, Asa Gray

Clematis cultivar, Clematis ‘Betty Corning’, Asa Gray Garden

Black lace elderberry, Sambucus nigra ‘Eva’, Blue Jay Path

Eastern red columbine, Aquiliegia canadensis, Larch Ave.

Common persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, Indian Ridge Path

Golden Alexander, Zizia aurea, Indian Ridge Path

Lance-leaved tickseed, Coreopsis lanceolata, Indian Ridge Path

Wild bleeding heart, Dicentra eximia, Indian Ridge Path

Green and Gold, Chrysogonum virginianum ‘Allen Bush’, Indian Rdg.

Spotted geranium, Geranium maculatum, Indian Ridge Path

Whorled tickseed, Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam”, Indian Ridge

Mountain mint, Pycnanthemum virginianum, Indian Ridge Path

Hairy Beardtongue, Penstemon hirsutus, Indian Ridge Path

Foamflower, Tiarella sp., Indian Ridge Path

Bluestar cv., Amsonia tabernaemontana ‘Blue Ice’, Indian Ridge

Fragrant thimbleberry, Rubus odoratus, Indian Ridge Path

Virginia spiderwort, Tradescantia virginiana, Indian Ridge Path

Johnny jump-up, Viola tricolor, Indian Ridge Path

Fleece flower, Bistorta sp., Birch Court Crypts

Catmint cv., Nepeta xfaassenii ‘Blue Wonder’, several locations

Shrubby cinquefoil, Potentilla fruticosa, Asphodel Path

Bowman’s root, Gillenia trifoliata, several locations

Ohio spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis, Mountain Ave.

Foxglove Beardtongue, Penstemon digitalis, Mountain Ave.

Daisy fleabane, Erigeron annuus, Mountain Ave.

Bladder campion, Silene vulgaris, Mountain Ave.

Wild ginger, Asarum canadense, Sumac Path

Begonia, Begonia sp., several locations

Pickeralweed, Pontederia cordata, Halcyon Lake

Foxglove, Digitalis sp., Greenhouse garden

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