What’s in Bloomvitex 2


The Arboretum’s diverse living collection set amidst a quintessential Vineyard landscape offers beauty and interest to visitors on every day of the year. Even in the depths of Winter gorgeous bark, showy fruits and even some flowers provide beauty and interest for those who venture out to explore.¬† Once Spring arrives the Arboretum offers an ever-changing procession of bloom that extends well into Fall.¬† This regularly updated list highlights what plants are currently in bloom or are significant for a showy display of fruit or foliage.

As of August 25, 2014

Aesculus parviflora f. serotina – Late Bottlebrush Buckeye
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed
Cornus controversa - Giant Dogwood – FRUIT
Deinanthe bifida - Asian Hydrangea relative
Eurybia divaricata¬† ‘Eastern Star’- white wood aster
Euonymus carnosus
Heuchera villosa –
‘Autumn Bride’
Hibiscus ‘Lohengrin’ – Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus ‘Tosca’ Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus syriacus x H. paramutabilis
Hydrangea macrophylla – Big Leaf Hydrangea
Hydrangea quercifolia – ‘Snowflakc’
Hydrangea quercifolia - Snow Queen’
Hydrangea radiata - Silverleaf Hydrangea’
Hydrangea sikokiana - Japanese Oak Leaf Hydrangea
Hypericum frondosum ‘Sunburst’ – Golden St. Johnswort
Hypericum densiflorum ‘Cahaba Gold’ – St. Johnswort
Indigofera decora
Loebelia sessifolia
Maackia amurensis – Amur Maackia
Magnolia grandiflora – Southern Magnolia
Magnolia ovovata – Japanese white-bark magnolia – FRUIT
Mahonia gracilipes

Oxydendrum arboreum - Sourwood
Poliothyrsis sinensis
Pterostyrax hispida – Epaulette Tree – SEED PODS
Quercus dentata - Daimyo Oak – ACORNS
Rhododendron prunifolium – Plum-leaf Azalea
Rhododendron prunifolium - Hohman
Rhododendron viscosum - Swamp Azalea
Schima argentea
Solidago – a variety of Goldnerods
Stewartia ovata – Mountain Stewartis
Viburnum dilatatum - Linden Viburnum – FRUIT
Vitex agnus-castus – Chaste Tree – Pictured Here