Bloom Report

Check out what's blooming across the estate in August:

"Biltmore has been blessed with frequent rains, and everywhere one looks we see dark green foliage; trees and shrubs are healthy with vigorous growth. The summer-blooming trees like Crape myrtle are in full bloom and summer annuals are at their peak. This is the month to plan a visit around the Italian Gardens: you’ll have the opportunity to see Chihuly’s spectacular glass installations in the pools while our tropical water lily and water platters are at their most colorful."

—Parker Andes, Director of Horticulture

Entry and Approach Road

Plumleaf azalea, Franklinia, Abelia, water lily, pond lily

Walled Garden

Southern magnolias, Crape myrtle, roses, clematis, salvias, Daylily, annual displays featuring begonia and coleus, coneflowers, Cupflower, gaura 


Orchids, anthurium, banana, begonia, hibiscus, Tropical hibiscus, gingers, Heliconia, vegetable and tropical container displays

Italian Garden

Lotus and tropical water lily

Shrub Garden

Crape myrtle, Franklinia, roses, Panicle hydrangea, Oakleaf hydrangea, Abelia, Ceanothus hybrids, Vitex, butterfly bush, castor bean, cassia, Plumleaf azalea, Russian sage

Spring Garden

Smooth hydrangea, Oakleaf hydrangea

Azalea Garden

Sweetspire, smooth hydrangea, Shasta daisy, coneflower, Plumleaf azalea 

Antler Hill Village & Winery

Crape myrtle, hibiscus, Mandevilla vine, Panicle hydrangea, roses, coneflowers

Inn on Biltmore Estate

Roses, Abelia, hydrangeas, geranium, Daylily

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