See What's Blooming Now

Bloom Report

Our gardens and grounds are awash in beautiful color. Here is the latest report directly from our Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes.
You can expect to see the following blooms through the end of May 7.

"The Azalea Garden, rhododendrons, old-fashioned garden shrubs, and lots of herbaceous perennials will be the stars of the show through the week. Wisteria will still have some color early but fade completely by the middle of next week. The annual beds have been planted out with spring annuals and the tulips are just a memory."


Orchids are still present in most areas, Oriental lilies, hydrangea, hibiscus, cyclamen, fuchsia, shooting star clerodendron, and Gardenia.
One of the dwarf cavendish bananas is blooming and producing fruit in the cool house

Shrub Garden

Hybrid buckeye, azaleas, tamarix, sweetshrub, bluestar, dianthus, beautybush, Reeves spirea, tea viburnum, Solomons seal, bleeding heart, Virginia bluebells, and peonies

Spring Garden

Japanese pieris, mountain laurel, beauty bush, Chinese rhododendron, weigela, red buckeye, siebold viburnum, azaleas, spirea, sweetshrub, and Spanish bluebells

Azalea Garden

Hybrid horse chestnut, hawthorns, red buckeye, leucothoe, Catawba rhododendrons, native and evergreen azaleas, enkianthus, mayapple, viburnum, Virginia bluebells, and trilliums

Walled Garden

Poppies, alyssum, violas, wisteria, baptisia, bluestar, geranium, Veronica, bleeding heart, iris, and peonies

Daffodils and Hyacinths bloom in the Walled Garden

Entry and Approach Road

Dianthus, violas, flame azalea, peonies, iris, azaleas, red buckeye, doublefile viburnum, creeping phlox, leucothoe, Chinese rhododendron, and azaleas

Inn on Biltmore Estate

Azalea, hybrid horse chestnut, flowering dogwood, dianthus, flowering quince, fothergilla, and mohawk viburnum

Antler Hill Village & Winery

Doublefile viburnum, petunia, snapdragon, Veronica, dianthus, beautybush, iris, cat mint, rhododendrons, and pansies

Enjoy some of our favorite images of blooms taken last week.

Flower of the Week

Click the image to the right* to download a wallpaper of this week's flower, azaleas, to brighten your computer desktop.

*Scroll to the bottom of the page to select your wallpaper size preference and download.

Share Your Photos

Biltmore's horticulture team has picked areas throughout our gardens as prime photo locations to capture the beauty of Biltmore Blooms. Look for photo prompts inside the Conservatory front door display and exhibit room, along paths of the shrub garden, and the north road of the Walled Garden. Share your photos using #BiltmoreBlooms or search the hashtag on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to see what guests have posted.