Splendor in Every Season

There’s always something in bloom at Hatcher. While blooms cannot be predicted with complete accuracy, the following list offers a sample of what you may see throughout the year.

Note: ‘Single quotes’ indicate cultivar names and “double quotes” indicate common names.

 
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Spring

 

Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’

Ajuga reptans ‘Chocolate Chip’

Amsonia hubrichtii (bloom) “Threadleaf Bluestar”

Azalea, many colors

Azalea, native

Baptisia sphaerocarpa ‘Screaming Yellow’

Cercis canadensis ‘Alba’ “White Redbud”

Cercis canadensis ‘Ruby Falls’ “Weeping Redbud”

Cercis canadensis ‘Traveller’

Clematis armandii “Evergreen Clematis”

Daffodils, assorted cultivars

Dianthus ‘Bath’s Pink’

Forsythia “Yellow Bells”

Fothergilla (bloom)

Galanthus nivalis

Geranium ‘Rozanne’ “Woodland Geranium”

Hyacinth

Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'

Kerria japonica

Leucojum aestivum “Summer Snowflake”

Lunaria annua (bloom) “Money Plant”

Magnolia soulangeana “Tulip Magnolia”

Magnolia stellata “Star Magnolia”

Mertensia “Virginia Bluebells”

Ornithogalum umbellatum “Star of Bethlehem”

Philadelphus coronarius “Mock Orange”

Phlox divaricata ‘Woodland Phlox’

Rhododendron hybrida

Spirea vanhouttei “Bridal Wreath Spirea”

Trillium cernuum

Trillium grandiflorium

Trillium lutem

Trillium recurvatum

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SUMMER

 

Achillea millefolium Yarrow

Aesculus parviflora “Bottlebrush Buckeye”

Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’

Asclepias tuberosa “Butterfly weed”

Buddleja davidii “Butterfly Bush”

Caryopteris divaricata ‘Snow Fairy’ “Bluebeard”

Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Sputnik’ “Buttonbush”

Clerodendrum trichotomum (flower) “Peanut Butter tree”

Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’ “Threadleaf Coreopsis”

Delosperma cooperi “Ice Plant”

Digitalis purpurea “Foxglove”

Echinacea ‘Magnus’ “Purple Coneflower”

Gardenia, many cultivars

Hemerocallis “Daylily” assorted cultivars

Hibiscus hybrid ‘Moy Grande’

Hosta, many cultivars

Hydrangeas (Oakleaf, Mophead and Lacecap) – many cultivars

Illicium floridanum “Florida Anise”

Indigofera ‘Little Pinkie’

Koelreuteria paniculata “Golden Rain Tree”

Lantana ‘New Gold’ and others

Liriope ‘Royal Purple’ and others “Monkey Grass”

Musa basjoo “Banana Tree”

Penstemon ‘Husker’s Red’

Physostegia virginiana ‘Miss Manners’ “Obedient Plant”

Salvia ‘Black and Blue’

Salvia ‘Hot Lips’

Salvia ‘Lipstick’

Trachelospermum jasminoides “Confederate Jasmine”

Tradescantia “Purple Heart”

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AUTUMN

 

Acer palmatum “Japanese Maple” many cultivars

Acer saccharum “Sugar Maple”

Amsonia hubrichtii (foliage) “Threadleaf Bluestar”

Callicarpa americana “Beautyberry”

Camellia sasanqua

Chasmanthium latifolium “Northern Sea Oats”

Chelone lyonii “Turtlehead”

Chrysanthemum ‘Country Girl,’ ‘Michelle’s Pink,’ and others

Clerodendrum trichotomum (seed) “Peanut Butter tree”

Cotoneaster salicifolius “Willow-leaf Cotoneaster”

Crinum “Crinum Lily”

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ “Montbretia”

Euonymus americanus “Strawberry Bush” or “Hearts-a-Bustin”

Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ Joe Pye Weed

Fothergilla (foliage)

Gingko biloba “Maidenhair Tree”

Hedychium coronarium “Ginger Lily”

Hibiscus syriacus “Rose of Sharon” or “Althea”

Impatiens capensis “Jewelweed”

Leucanthemum ‘Becky’ “Shasta Daisy”

Liquidambar ‘Slender Silhouette’ “Narrow Sweetgum”

Lobelia cardinalis “Cardinal Flower”

Lunaria (seed) “Money Plant”

Lycoris radiata “Surprise Lily”

Muhlenbergia “Pink Muhly Grass”

Osmanthus fragrans ‘Fudingzhu’ “Tea Olive”

Parrotia persica ‘Select’ “Persian Ironwood”

Polianthes “Tuberosa”

Rudbeckia “Black Eyed Susan”

Rudbeckia maxima “Giant Coneflower”

Salvia leucantha “Mexican Sage”

Solidago ‘Fireworks’ “Goldenrod”

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WINTER

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku' “Coral Bark Maple”

Camellia japonica “Harold Hatcher favorites”

Cyclamen hederifolium “Hardy Cyclamen”

Edgeworthia chrysantha “Paper Bush”

Eranthis hyemalis “Winter Aconite”

Hamamelis “Witch Hazel”

Iris reticulata

Lilium formosanum “Formosa Lily”

Lonicera fragrantissima “Winter Honeysuckle”

Mahonia bealei ‘Winter Sun’ “Leatherleaf Mahonia”

Mahonia eurybracteata ‘Soft Caress’

Nandina domestica

Pachysandra “Japanese Spurge”

Prunus mume ‘Peggy Clarke’ “Flowering Apricot”

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year-round

Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon’ “Sweet Flag”

Cyrtomium falcatum 'Rochfordianum' “Holly Fern”

Cephalataxus harringtonia ‘Dukes Garden’ “Spreading Yew”

Conifers (Gazebo Conifer Garden and ACS Selection Garden)

Distylium ‘Vintage Jade’ “Blue Leaf Isu”

Heuchera ‘Caramel’ and ‘Key Lime Rickey’

Ophiopogon “Mondo Grass”

Panicum ‘Heavy Metal’ Switch grass

Poncirus trifoliata ‘Flying Dragon’ “Hardy Orange”