June Blooms at Tryon Palace

Flowering Vines

  • Clematis (Clematis sp.), purple, white, lavendar
  • Confederate jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides), white, fragrant    
  • Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sumpervirens), native species, red and yellow
  • Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata)
  • Vinca (Vinca minor), blue

Annual Flowers

  • Angelonia “Serena Mix WaterFall,” “Serenita Mix”
  • Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix    
  • Basil floral spires, lavender
  • Balsam (Impatiens balsamina), mix
  • Bachelor’s buttons (Centaurea cyanus), blue, dark purple, pink
  • Begonia angel wing “Baby Wings,” white
  • Begonia dragon wing, red
  • California poppy (Escholzia californica), yellow
  • Celosia “Armor Mix,” reds, yellows, orange
  • Coleus, various
  • Dusty Miller “Silver Dust,” gray
  • Flowering tobacco (Nicotiana sp), various
  • Gazania “Kiss Mix,” mix
  • Gerbera “Revolution Mix Select”
  • Love Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus), burgundy 
  • Marigolds, variety
  • Ornamental pepper “Black Pearl”
  • Pentas, “Graffiti,” violet, white, pink, red
  • Salvia farinacea “Evolution Blue”
  • Salvia coccinea “Summer Jewel White,” “Summer Jewel Red”
  • Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus), various          
  • Sunflowers various, yellow, red, cream
  • Vinca “Cora Cascade Mix”
  • Zinnia “Zahara Mix”

Flowering Trees and Shrubs

  • Anise tree (Illicium floridanum), reddish
  • Banana shrub (Michelia figo), fragrant, yellow
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii), purple
  • Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), blue
  • Crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia sp), pink, white 
  • Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides)
  • Heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica), white
  • Hollies (Ilex sp.), cream
  • Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla), blue, pink
  • Lacecap hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla normalis), pink, blue
  • Laurustinus (Viburnum tinus), pink to white
  • Mockorange (Philadelphus coronaries), white
  • Oak-leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), white
  • Pineapple guava (Feijoa sellowiana), white petals with red accents 
  • Pomegranate (Punica granata), coral
  • Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), white with red
  • Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora), white, fragrant
  • Spanish bayonet (Yucca aloifolia), white
  • Variegated hydrangea (Hydrangea X), white-pink
  • Weiglia (Weiglia florida), pink and white

Perennials

  • Amsonia (Amsonia tabernaemontana and A. hubrichtii), blue, lavender
  • Balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorus)
  • Bee balm (Monarda didyma) red
  • Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta), yellow
  • Blanket flower (Gaillardia puchella), red and yellow
  • Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans), blue
  • Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), yellow, orange 
  • Catmint (Nepeta faassenii), blue
  • Comfrey (Symphytum officinale), blue
  • Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), various
  • Coral bells (Heuchera sp.), variety of leaf colors, blooms white or pink
  • Crinum lily, pink, white
  • Dusty Miller, gray foliage
  • English daisy (Bellis perennis), white, pink      
  • (Lithodrora diffusa), blue
  • Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri “Whirling Butterflies” and “Sparkle White”), pink, white
  • Giant coneflower (Rudbeckia maxima), yellow
  • Hosta sp. 
  • Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracenis), purple
  • Lantana sp., yellow, orange, red
  • Lungwort (Pulmonaria saccharata), blue
  • Mexican hat (Ratibida columnifera), yellow and brown
  • Rue (Ruta graveolens), chartreuse
  • Salvia (Salvia microphylla “Hot Lips”), red and white; (Salvia greggii) red 
  • Scented geraniums-small pink, lavender flowers
  • Shasta daisy (Chrysanthemum X superbum), white
  • Soapwort (Saponaria ocymoides), pink
  • Spotted dead nettle (Lanium macultum), variegated foliage, blue
  • Stokes’ aster (Stokesia laevis), blue, yellow
  • Sweet box (Sarcocca confusa), white fragrant    
  • Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus), red, white, pink 
  • Tickseed (Coreopsis lanceolata), yellow
  • Valerian (Centranthus ruber), red
  • Virginia spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana), blue
  • Wild geranium (Geranium pratense), magenta      

Roses

Knock out roses (Rosa “RADrazz”); Old blush rose (Rosa chinensis) pink; Heirloom roses: “Safrano,” – yellow; “Marie Van Houtte,” white; “Duchess de Brabant,” pink; “Perles des Jardin,” yellow; “Crème la Cerumois Superior,” red; “Souvenir de la Mal Maison,” light pink; “Champney’s Pink Cluster,” light pink; “Dark Lady,” deep red; David Austin varieties 

Daylilies (Hemerocallis sp.)

  • “Happy Returns,” yellow
  • “Stella d’Oro,” yellow-orange
  • “Pardon Me,” wine with yellow throat
  • “Prairie Blue Eyes,” lavender

Bulbs, Corms and Rhizomes

  • Asiatic lilies (Lilium sp.), reds, yellows, orange
  • Crocosmia “Lucifer,” red
  • Daylilies (Hemerocallis sp.), variety  
  • Gloriosa lily (Gloriosa superba), yellow, red
  • Ground orchid (Bletilla striata), purple or white 
  • Japanese iris (Iris ensata), white, purple
  • Louisiana iris (Iris hexagona), purple, pink, black
  • Oriental lily (Lilium oriental “Rubrum”) 
  • Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum biflorum or P. multiflorum), variegated foliage, white blooms
  • Tiger lily (Lilium sp.), orange & black

Kitchen Garden

Lettuce, onions, garlic, Swiss chard, mints, oregano, thyme, salad burnet, garden sage, “Munstead” lavender, summer squash, tomatoes, celery, apples, peppers, eggplant, sunflowers, melons, stevia, figs.

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