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 July blooms: "July and mid-summer may be one of the best times to visit gardens in the mountains. With relatively cool nights and warm days, our tropical plants, summer blooming perennial and annual plants all fill out their space and then some.

As Rosebay rhododendrons finish blooming early in the month, summer blooming hydrangeas (Oakleaf, Smooth, and Lacecaps) fill in the shrub layer. In the Italian Garden pools, Lotus bloom will peak in July, accompanied by more water lily blooms every day. The annual display beds fill in, and this year old time zinnias welcome guests at the entry, a wonderful layered design can be seen in the Walled Garden, and an eclectic mix of tropical annual color and showy containers decorate Antler Hill Village and Winery. The Conservatory gardeners have created two separate container displays on the outdoor patios: one with a shady tropical feel, and another that features beautiful succulents from tiny to huge."

Parker Andes, sitting in the Italian Garden

Enjoy some of our favorite blooms images from late May.

Conservatory
tropical container displays outside, inside orchids, Begonia, Bougainvillea, Lily of the Nile, Fuchsia, Heleconia, Yellow shrimp plant, Dwarf cavendish banana, Medinilla

Shrub Garden

Oakleaf hydrangea, Sweetshrub, Shrub roses, Smooth hydrangea, Chaste tree, Rose of Sharon, Butterfly bush

Spring Garden

Oakleaf hydrangea, Annabelle hydrangea, Sweetshrub, Abelia

Azalea Garden

Stewartia, Sweetbay magnolia, Plumleaf azalea, St. John’s Wort, Hostas, Mallow

Walled Garden

Southern magnolia, roses, Coneflowers, Daisies, Geranium, Salvia, Guara, Clary sage, Garden phlox, Monarda, Daylilies, Butterfly bush, Rose of Sharon, Rose mallow, summer annuals

Entry and Approach Road

Zinnia and other summer annuals, Oakleaf hydrangea, Shasta daisies, Coreopsis, Yarrow, Sweetbay magnolia, Abelia

Inn on Biltmore Estate

roses, Glossy abelia, Annabelle hydrangea, Oakleaf hydrangea, Daylilies, Butterfly weed, Coreopsis, Hardy geranium, Red hot poker, Sedum, Cup plant

Antler Hill Village & Winery

roses, Oakleaf hydrangea, Annabelle hydrangea, Invincible Spirit hydrangea, Ice plant, Guara, Abutilon ‘Biltmore Ballgown,’ Butterfly bush, Rudbeckia ‘Autumn Sun,’ Bee balm

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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