See What's Blooming Now


Bloom Report

 

Our gardens and grounds are awash in beautiful color. See the full report after the pictures.

Biltmore's Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes, has this to say about August blooms: "August is our peak for tropical displays—especially in containers—across the estate. Biltmore gardeners have designed and planted hundreds of containers from the front door of the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center to Antler Hill Village & Winery.

The earliest photographs of the front of Biltmore House show tropical palms planted in large terra cotta pots—we continue that tradition today using the best selections available, just as George Vanderbilt did.

The exuberant container displays on the patios outside the Conservatory and the ones placed throughout Antler Hill Village should please even the most discerning gardener. Also peaking with the warm weather of August: the water lilies in the Italian Gardens. Look for their iridescent pink and blue flowers held high above the water, most of them waiting until mid-day to open."

Parker Andes, sitting in the Italian Garden

Enjoy some of our favorite blooms images from late May.

Conservatory
orchids, Begonia, Bougainvillea, Fuchsia, Heliconia, Yellow shrimp plant, Dwarf cavendish banana, Medinilla, and outside, tropical container displays

Shrub Garden

Shrub roses, Abelia, Senna, Chinese sumac, Rose of Sharon, Butterfly bush, Crepe myrtle, New Jersey Tea, Coneflower, Russian sage

Spring Garden

Sweetshrub, Abelia

Azalea Garden

Sweetbay magnolia, Plumleaf Azalea, hostas, Mallow, Ox-eye daisy, Shasta daisy

Walled Garden

Southern magnolia, roses, Coneflower, daisies, Geranium, Salvia, Guara, Clary sage, Garden phlox, Monarda, Daylilies, Butterfly bush, Rose of Sharon, Hibiscus, Echinacea, summer annuals

Entry and Approach Road

zinnias and other summer annuals, Shasta daisies, Yarrow, Sweetbay magnolia, Abelia

Inn on Biltmore Estate

roses, Abelia, Panicle hydrangea, Hibiscus, Russian sage, Coneflower, Impatiens, perennial geraniums

Antler Hill Village & Winery

roses, Guara, Abutilon ‘Biltmore Ball Gown’, Canna, Impatiens, Mandevillea,  Hydrangea, Red Mussaenda, Vernonia, Hibiscus, Globe flower, Cardinal flower, Garden phlox, Coneflower, Echinacea

Share Your Photos

Stroll through the Walled Garden and Conservatory enjoying the beauty of Biltmore Blooms. Then, share your photos on social media using #BiltmoreBlooms or search the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to see what guests have posted.


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