No matter what day or what month you choose to visit the Norfolk Botanical Garden, you’ll always find something in bloom.

January / February Bloom Chart
FLOWERS
Chinese Witchhazel Hamamelis mollis ‘Pallida
Corneliancherry Dogwood Cornus mas
Crocus Crocus cultivars
Dwarf Pussy Willow Salix discolor ‘Nana
Fragrant Wintersweet Chimonanthus praecox, Chimonanthus praecox ‘Luteus
Heather Ericacultivars
Hybrid Leatherleaf Viburnum Viburnum x rhytidophylloides ‘Allegheny
Hybrid Witchhazel Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Arnold Promise‘, ‘Jelena‘, ‘Diane
Iris Iris reticulata
Japanese Apricot Prunus mume ‘Peggy Clark
Japanese Camellia Camellia japonica cultivars
Japanese Cornel Dogwood Cornus officinalis
Japanese Pieris Pieris japonica
Laurustinus Viburnum tinus
Leatherleaf Mahonia Mahonia bealei
Lenten Rose Helleborus orientalis
Pansy Viola hybrids
Paperbush Edgeworthia chrysantha
Red-budded Pussy Willow Salix chaenomeloides
Snowdrop Galanthus nivalis
Stachyurus Stachyurus praecox
Japanese star anise Illicium anisatum
Red Maple Acer rubrum
Dwarf Himalaya Box Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis
Winter Jasmine Jasminum nudiflorum
Stinking Hellebore Helleborus foetidus
Winter Daphne Daphne odora ‘Aureo-marginata’
BERRIES
Beautyberry Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’
Heavenly Bamboo Nandina domestica
Longstalk Holly Ilex pedunculosa
Popcorn Tree Sapium sabiferum
Winterberry Ilex x ‘Harvest Red’
Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria ‘Pendula’
American Holly Ilex opaca
Sacred Lily Rohdea japonica
COLORFUL BARK
Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica, Lagerstromia faurei & hybrids cultivars
Golden-twig Dogwood Cornus stolonifera ‘Flaviramea’
Lacebark Elm Ulmus parvofolia
Paperbark Maple Acer griseum
Red Osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
Stewartia Stewartia
Flowering Quince Chaenomeles speciosa
March / April Bloom Chart
MARCH
Azalea Rhododendron cultivars
Border Forsythia Forsythia x intermedia
Chinese Witchhazel Hamamelis mollis
Corneliancherry Dogwood Cornus mas
Creeping Phlox Phlox subulata cultivars
Crocus Crocus species
Daffodil Narcissus species
Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis
Grape Hyacinth Muscari species
Higan Cherry Prunus subhirtella var. autumnalis
Hyacinth Hyacinthus hybrids
Lenten Rose Helleborus orientalis
Japanese Camellia Camllia japonica cultivars
Japanese Cornel Cherry Cornus officinalis
Japanese Flowering Quince Chaenomeles speciosa
Japanese Pieris Pieris japonica cultivars
Koreanspice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii
Laurustinus Viburnum tinus
Pansy Viola hybrid
Paperbush Edgeworthia chrysantha
Rose Azalea Rhododendron reticulata
Scabiosa Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’
Spike Winterhazel Corylopsis spicata
Star Magnolia Magnolia stellata
Weeping Higan Cherry Prunus subhirtella var. pendula
Witchhazel cultivars Hamamelis x intermedia cultivars
Winter Daphne Daphne odora
Cherry Plum Prunus cerasifera
Horsesugar Symplocos tinctoria
 Chinese Fringe Flower Loropetalum chinense
APRIL
Border Forsythia Forsythia x intermedia
Blueberry Vaccinium hybrids
Serviceberry Amelanchier laevis
Carolina Allspice Calycanthus floridus
Chinese Wisteria Wisteria sinensis
Coastal Azalea Rhododendron atlanticum
Crabapple Malus species and cultivars
Creeping Phlox Phlox stolonifera cultivars
Daffodil Narcissus species
Dame’s Rocket Hesperis matronalis
Doublefile Viburnum Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum ‘Shasta’
Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis
Fiveleaf Akebia Akebia quinata
Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’
Flowering Dogwood Cornus floridaCornus florida ‘Purple Glory’
Japanese Aucuba Aucuba japonica
Korean Azalea Rhododendron poukhanense
Kurume Azalea Rhododendron ‘Coral Bells’, ‘Flame’, ‘Hinomaya’, ‘Hinode Giri’, ‘Pink Pearl’, ‘Snow’
Pansy Viola hybrid
Pinxterbloom Rhododendron periclymenoides
Red Chokeberry Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brillantissima’
Saucer Magnolia Magnolia x soulangiana
Scabiosa Scabiosa ‘Butterfly Blue’
Scotch Broom Cytisus hybrids
Southern Indian Hybrid Azaleas Rhododendron indica ‘Formosa’, ‘George L. Tabor’, ‘Indica Alba’
Star Magnolia Magnolia stellata
Tulip Tulipa hybrid
Verbena Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’
Washington Hawthorn Crataegus phaenopyrum
Witch Alder Fothergilla gardenii, Fothergilla x ‘Mt. Airy’
Yoshino Cherry Prunus x yedoensis
Japanese Rose Kerria japonica
Chinese Fringe Flower Loropetalum chinense
Florida Anise Illicium florianum
Mayapple Podophyllum peltatum
Carolina Jessamine Gelsenium sempervirens
Deciduous Azaleas Rhododendron canesces, Rhododendron austrinum
Deutzia Deutzia crenata
May / June Bloom Chart
MAY
Satsuki Azaleas Rhododendron cultivars
Japanese Iris Iris ensata
American Wisteria Wisteria frutescens
False Indigo Baptisia species and hybrids
Wildflowers – Meadow and Prickly Pear Lair various
Foxglove Digitalis x mertonensis
Fringe Tree Chionanthus virginicus
Blue Flag Iris Iris virginica
Coral Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens
Japanese Spiraea Spiraea japonica ‘Golden Elf’
Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia
Roses Rosa hybrids and cultivars
Pomegranate Punica granatum
Yellow Jasmine Jasminum humile ‘Revolutum’
 Japanese Snowbell Tree Styrax japonica
 Fragrant Snowbell Styrax obassia
Virginia Sweetspire Itea virginica
Cheddar Pink Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Peonies Paeonia hybrids and cultivars
JUNE
Hydrangeas Hydrangea macrophylla cultivars
Daylilies Hemerocallis cultivars
Asiatic and Oriental Lilies Lilium species and hybrids
Sweet Pepper Bush Clethra alnifolia species and cultivars
Wildflowers – Meadow various
Pickerelweed Pontederia cordata
Desert Sage Salvia greggii cultivars
Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora
Sweetbay Magnolia Magnolia viginiana
Kousa Dogwood Cornus kousa
Variegated Adam’s Needle Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’
Oleander Nerium oleander
Chaste Tree Vitex agnes-castus
Glossy Abelia Abelia x grandiflora
Copper Iris Iris fulva
July / August Bloom Chart
JULY
Astilbe Astilbe ximplicifolia ‘Dunkellachs’
Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii cultivars, Buddleia alternifolia
Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis
Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica and hybrids
Daylily Hemerocallis ‘Stella de Oro’
Foxglove Digitalis x mertonensis
Globe Thistle Echinops ritro ‘Taplow Blue’
Panicled Goldenraintree Koelreuteria paniculata
Hosta Hosta hybrids
Lantana Lantana camara, Lantana montevidensis
Phlox Phlox paniculata
Rose Rosa hybrids and cultivars
Salvia Salvia verticillata ‘Purple Rain’
Sourwood Oxydendrum arboreum
Verbena Verbena tenera ‘Sissinghurst’, Verbena canadensis
Veronica Veronica ‘Sunny Border Blue’
Viburnum Viburnum plicatum ‘Summer Snowflakes’
Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus
AUGUST
Autumn Sage Salvia greggii cultivars
Bluebeard Caryopteris x clandonensis
Bowman’s Root Veronicastrum virginicum
Brazilian Sage Salvia guaranitica
Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii cultivars, Buddleia alternifolia
Butterfly Weed Asclepias tuberosa
Cardinal Flower Lobelia siphilitica
Chastetree Vitex agnus-castus,. Vitex negundo
Clematis Clematis heracleifolia var. davidiana
Coreopsis Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’, ‘Rosea’
Crapemyrtle Lagerstroemia indica and hybrids
Gayfeather Liatris spicata
Hydrangea Hydrangea paniculata ‘floribunda’
Lespedeza Lespedeza thunbergii
Lythrum Lythrum salicaria ‘Morden’s Pink’
Monarda Monarda ‘Cambridge Scarlet’
Oregano Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’
Plumbago Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea ‘Bravado’
Rose Rosa hybrids and cultivars
Russian Sage Perovskia atriplicifolia
Rudbeckia Rudbeckia var. sullivanti ‘Goldstrum’
Sedum Sedum spectabilis ‘Autumn Joy’
Spirea Spirea bumalda ‘Little Princess’
Verbena Verbena tenuisecta ‘Alba’
September / October Bloom Chart
BLOOMS
Higo Camellia Camellia japonica Higo type
Sasanqua Camellia Camellia sasanqua
Common Witchhazel Hamamelis virginiana
Pansy Viola hybrids
Autumn Flowering Cherry Prunus ‘autumnalis’
Mexican Mint Marigold Tagetes lucida, Tagetes nelsonii
Joe-Pye Weed Eupatorium fistulosum
Lily Turf Liriope muscari
Shellflower Chelone lyonii
Japanese Toad Lily Tricyrtis herta
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica
Rain Lily Zephyranthes candida
Leopard Plant Farfugium japonicum
FRUITS
Hawthorn Crataegus species
Crabapple Malus species
European Cranberrybush Viburnum opulus
Beautyberry Callicarpa species
Japanese Ternstroemia Ternstroemia gymnanthera
Spreading Euonymous Euonymus kiautschovicus ‘Manhattan’
Strawberry-bush Euonymus americanus
Porcelain Ampelopsis brevipedunculata ‘Variegata’
Evergreen & Deciduous Holly Ilex species
November / December Bloom Chart
BLOOMS
Higo Camellia Camellia japonica Higo type
Sasanqua Camellia Camellia sasanqua
Common Witchhazel Hamamelis virginiana
Pansy Viola hybrids
Autumn Flowering Cherry Prunus ‘autumnalis’
Mexican Mint Marigold Tagetes lucida, Tagetes nelsonii
Osmanthus Osmanthus x fortunei, O. fragrans, O.heterophyllus
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Strawberry Tree Arbutus unedo
FRUITS
Hawthorn Crataegus species
Crabapple Malus species
European Cranberrybush Viburnum opulus
Beautyberry Callicarpa species
Japanese Ternstroemia Ternstroemia gymnanthera
Spreading Euonymous Euonymus kiautschovicus ‘Manhattan’
Strawberry-bush Euonymus americanus
Porcelain Ampelopsis brevipedunculata ‘Variegata’
Evergreen & Deciduous Holly Ilex species
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