Welcome to Tryon Palace's BloomBlog, your source for gardening tips, a list of what's blooming, plant sales, and free garden weekends. 

Tour Behind the Scenes of the Tryon Palace Costume Shop, Gardens in April

Visitors can tour behind the scenes of the Tryon Palace Costume Shop, Gardens, and Conservation Lab throughout April. All tours begin at 2 p.m. at the Waystation, located on the corner of George and Pollock streets. Located inside the historic Jones House, tours in the Tryon Palace Costume Shop...
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In the Gardens at Tryon Palace - January 2017

Happy New Year! A new year brings excitement, planning and maybe snow? We’re watching the forecast with bated breath! Luckily most of our plants are very hardy and the tender perennials have already gone to their winter slumber. The more fragile things have already been tucked away into the...
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December Gardens of Tryon Palace

People often assume fall and winter in the Tryon Palace gardens are slower compared to spring and summer. The reverse is actually true — in the last three months, we’ve removed summer annuals, installed and removed fall mums, had two Fall Plant Sales (thanks to Hurricane Matthew), given several...
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September Gardens at Tryon Palace

A change in the seasons is upon us — from the (slightly) cooler weather to the pumpkin-themed everything — it’s obvious we are headed for fall. People have sometimes commented that we in gardens must be excited for a slower season but in reality, fall is at least as busy as any other time of the...
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August Blooms in Tryon Palace Gardens

Flowering Vines Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sumpervirens), native, red and yellow Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) Trumpet vine (Campsis grandiflora), orange Annuals Angelonia “Serena Mix WaterFall,” “Serenita Mix” Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix Basil floral spires, lavender Balsam (Impatiens...
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The Blooms of July

Flowering Vines Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sumpervirens), native, red and yellow Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) Trumpet vine (Campsis grandiflora), orange Annual Flowers Angelonia “Serena Mix WaterFall,” “Serenita Mix” Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix Basil floral spires, lavender Balsam (...
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