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 April 30.
"The tulips are being replaced this week with dianthus, poppies, alyssum, and pansies to carry color until summer. The wisteria on the Pergola is coming into full bloom this week and should look great for the weekend and finish up mid-week. Azaleas, Catawba and Chinese hybrid rhododendrons are beginning to take over the show as they do every year at this time. The Azalea Garden is alive with color and should not be missed."
Orchids, Oriental lilies, hydrangea, hibiscus, cyclamen, fuchsia, shooting star clerodendron, and gardenias
One of the dwarf cavendish bananas is blooming and producing fruit in the cool house
Japanese pieris, flowering dogwood, red buckeye, azaleas, tamarix, sweetshrub, flowering quince, heather, hardy orange, kerria, bleeding heart, Virginia bluebells, bladdernut, lilacs, and peonies
Japanese pieris, flowering quince, flowering dogwood, red buckeye, fothergilla, Judd virburnum, azaleas, Jane magnolia, spirea, sweetshrub, and Spanish bluebells
Hybrid horse chestnut, two wing silverbell, native and evergreen azaleas, enkianthus, fothergilla, mayapple, viburnum, flowering dogwood, flowering quince, hellebores, and Virginia bluebells
Poppies, alyssum, violas, wisteria, baptisia, bluestar, geranium, Veronica, bleeding heart, flowering dogwood, and peonies
Entry and Approach Road
Dianthus, violas, peonies, iris, flowering dogwood, red buckeye, fothergilla, plumleaf viburnum, doublefile viburnum, creeping phlox, leucothoe, early rhododendron, and azaleas
Inn on Biltmore Estate
Azalea, hybrid horse chestnut, flowering dogwood, dianthus, flowering quince, fothergilla, and mohawk viburnum
Antler Hill Village & Winery
Flowering dogwood, yellow lantern magnolia, doublefile viburnum, Petunias, snapdragon, Veronica, dianthus, beautybush, iris, cat mint, rhododendrons, and fothergilla
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, wisteria, 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.