See What's Blooming Now
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
Hybrid buckeye, azaleas, tamarix, sweetshrub, bluestar, dianthus, beautybush, Reeves spirea, tea viburnum, Solomons seal, bleeding heart, Virginia bluebells, and peonies
Japanese pieris, mountain laurel, beauty bush, Chinese rhododendron, weigela, red buckeye, siebold viburnum, azaleas, spirea, sweetshrub, and Spanish bluebells
Hybrid horse chestnut, hawthorns, red buckeye, leucothoe, Catawba rhododendrons, native and evergreen azaleas, enkianthus, mayapple, viburnum, Virginia bluebells, and trilliums
Poppies, alyssum, violas, wisteria, baptisia, bluestar, geranium, Veronica, bleeding heart, iris, and peonies
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.
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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.