See What's Blooming Now
Our gardens and grounds are awash in beautiful color. Here is the last bloom report for 2015, directly from our Director of Horticulture, Parker Andes.
You can expect to see the following blooms through the end of May 29.
"Approach Road is in its glory this week. The kousa dogwoods, mountain laurel, and duetizia lead guests up to the house. The perennial borders from the Walled Garden to Antler Hill Village are full of color."
Orchids, Oriental lilies, hydrangea, hibiscus, fuchsia, gardenia, and begonias
One of the dwarf cavendish bananas is blooming and producing fruit in the cool house
Kousa dogwood, sweetshrub, beauty bush, roses, arrowood viburnum, itea, Solomons seal, bleeding heart, tree peonies, and Jacobs rod
Davidia, enkianthus, kousa dogwood, mountain laurel, beauty bush, mock orange, azaleas, sweetshrub, weigela, lady slipper orchids, and trilliums
Hybrid horse chestnut, Kkusa dogwood, red buckeye, bigleaf magnolia, umbrellea magnolia, sweetbay magnolia, leucothoe, hybrid rhodondrons, itea, evergreen azaleas, enkianthus, mountain laurel, bridal wreath spirea, and linden viburnum
Poppies, alyssum, dianthus, violas, geranium, veronica, bleeding heart, iris, tree peonies, yarrow, and cat mint
Entry and Approach Road
Dianthus, violas, mountain laurel, kousa dogwood, deutzia, arrowood viburnum, crossvine, ninebark, honeysuckle vine, and green and gold
Inn on Biltmore Estate
Mountain laurel, elderberry, native wisteria, oakleaf hydrangea, roses, Japanese lilac tree, kousa dogwood, clematis, bridal wreath spirea, and lavender
Antler Hill Village & Winery
Arrowood viburnum, roses, kousa dogwood, bridal wreath spirea, elderberry, roses, beauty bush, primrose, peony, lambs ear, salvia, lupines, native wisteria, and honeysuckle vine
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, beautiful roses, 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.