Blooms Marching into Tryon Palace Gardens

Annuals 

  • Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix
  • Catchfly (Silene carolinianum), pink
  • Johnny-jump-up (Viola tricolor), purple    
  • Stock (Matthiola incana), fragrant mix        
  • Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus), Rocket Mix, Montego Mix
  • Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus), red, white, pink 
  • Pansies: Coastal Sunrise, Ocean Breeze, Red Wing, Morpheus; Delta Cool Water Mix
  • Violas: Sorbet Delft Blue, Penny White Blotch, Admire Mix Maxi, Penny Clear Yellow, Penny Primrose Picotee, Penny Denim Jump Up

Bulbs, Corms and Rhizomes

  • Algerian iris (Iris ungularia), blue
  • Cemetery iris (Iris schreekuppe), white
  • Crocus (Crocus vernus), various
  • Daffodils, jonquils and paperwhites (Narcissus sp), yellows, white 
  • Daffodil Poeticus Actaea
  • Gladiolus specie byzantinus    
  • Grape hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum), blue
  • Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis), pink, white, purple
  • Lady Jane Tulip (Tulipa clusiana), white and pink   
  • Marjoletti Tulip, yellow and orange
  • Poppy Anemone (Anemone coronaria De Caen), various
  • Ranunculus Tecelote, orange, yellow 
  • Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis), white, green 
  • Snowflakes (Leucojum aestivum), white 
  • Starflower (Ipheion uniflorum), blue-white
  • Tulips: Maureen, Avignon, Apricot Beauty, Big Smile, Kingsblood, Queen of the Night, Apeldoorn Elite, Triumph Mixed                
  • Wood hyacinth (Scilla campanulata), blue; white
  • Windflower (Anemone coronaria), blue, magenta, white

Perennials

  • Bath’s pink (Dianthus gratianopolitanus), pink
  • Barrenwort (Epimedium grandiflorum), yellow          
  • Bears foot hellebore (Helleborus foetidus), yellowish
  • Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), blue
  • Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), white
  • Cape leadwort (Plumbago capensis), blue
  • Carnation (Dianthus sp.), various
  • Creeping Veronica (Veronica umbrosa), blue
  • English daisy ‘Bellissiama Mix’ (Bellis), pink, white 
  • Lenten rose (Helleborus X orientalis), pink, white
  • Mazus (Mazus reptans ‘alba’), white
  • Mountain pinks (Phlox subulata), pink, lavender 
  • Pinks (Dianthus chinensis), pink
  • Poet’s laurel (Danae racemes), orange berries
  • Ragged robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi), pink 
  • Wallflowers (Cheiranthus allionii), orange    
  • Wild geranium (Geranium pratense), magenta      
  • Vinca (Vinca minor), blue                

Kitchen Garden

Apple, pear, and peach trees, asparagus, onions, collards, leeks, cabbage, artichoke, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, cardoon, celery, fennel, kohlrabi, lettuce, mustards, kale, parsley, peas, Swiss chard, and turnips.

Flowering Trees and Shrubs

  • Akebia vine (Akebia quinata), cream color blooms, smells like chocolate 
  • Azaleas (Rhododendron sp.), variety of sizes and colors
  • Bridal wreath (Spirea prunifolia), white
  • Camellia (Camellia japonica) cultivars:
    • ‘Pink Perfection,’ pink, double
    • ‘Prof. Sargent,’ deep rose, double
    • ‘Debutante,’ clear, light pink 
    • ‘Lady Clare,’ carmine rose, semi-double 
    • ‘Alba plena,’ white with pink cast 
    • ‘Lovely Surprise,’ pink 
    • ‘Dr. Tinsley,’ pink, semi-double
  • Carolina jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens), yellow
  • Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas), yellow
  • Crabapple (Malus sieboldii), pink
  • Dogwood (Cornus florida), white
  • “First Breath of Spring” or winter honeysuckle (Lonicera fragrantissima), white
  • Flowering almond (Prunus glandulosa), pink, fuzzy
  • Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa), apricot pink, red
  • Fragrant wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox), yellow
  • Himalayan sweetbox (Sarcococca hookerana), white, black drupe
  • Kerria (Kerria japonica pleniflora), double yellow
  • Kerria (Kerria japonica), single yellow
  • Lady Banks rose (Rosa banksia), yellow 
  • Leatherleaf viburnum (Viburnum rhytophyllum), white
  • Laurustinus (Viburnum tinus), pink to white
  • Chinese snowball (Viburnum macrocephalum ‘Sterile’), greenish white
  • Blackhaw or Walter viburnum (Viburum obovatum)
  • Judd’s viburnum (Viburnum judii), pink, fragrant
  • Lantaphyllum (Viburnum X rhytidophylloides ‘Alleghany’), white
  • Pearlbush (Exochorda  racemosa), white
  • Redbud (Cercis canadensis), fuchsia
  • Sassafras (Sassafras officinale), chartreuse
  • Red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia), small white
  • Winter jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorium), yellow
  • Witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana), yellow to reddish brown
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