June Blooms at Tryon Palace

The gardens at Tryon Palace are always beautiful and always changing. If you don’t believe us, just take a look at all the blooms you’ll find across our 14 acres of gardens this June.

Flowering Vines

Confederate Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides) white, fragrant

Clematis (Clematis sp.)  purple, white, lavendar

Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata)

Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sumpervirens) native, red and yellow

Vinca (Vinca minor) blue

Flowering Trees &  Shrubs

Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) white, fragrant

Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica) white

Sassafras (Sassafras officinale) chartreuse

Judd’s Viburnum (Viburnum judii) pink, fragrant

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinale) white, lavender

Hollies  (Ilex sp.) variety

Pomegranate (Punica granata) coral

Weiglia  (Weiglia florida)  pink and white

Lacecap Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla normalis) pink, blue

Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)  blue, pink

Variegated Hydrangea (Hydrangea X) white-pink

Oak-leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) white

Crape Myrtles (Lagerstroemia sp) pink, white

Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus) blue

Spanish Bayonet (Yucca aloifolia) white

Rose of Sharon  (Hibiscus syriacus) white with red

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii) purple

Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides)

Pineapple Guava (Feijoa sellowiana) white petals with red accents


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

‘Heritage’ – pink

Annual Flowers

Annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii) mix

California Poppy (Escholzia californica) yellows

Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana sp) various

Begonias Cocktail Mix, Rum, Whiskey series;  Begonia Encore IV White

Zinnia Profusion Yellow and Mix

Portulaca Happy Trails Mix

Vinca Pacifica XP Mix;  Vinca Cora Cascade Mix

Angeloina Serena Mix

Salvia farinacea ‘Evolution’; Salvia spendens ‘Red Hot Sally II’

Pentas Butterfly Red

Coleus Wizard Mix

Marigolds- variety

Celosia Kimono Yellow and Mix

Torenias – blues, purples and white mix

Balsam (Impatiens balsamina)  mix

Cape Leadwort (Plumbago capensis) blue

Love Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus)


Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) red, white, pink

Wild Geranium (Geranium pratense) magenta

Soapwort (Saponaria ocymoides) pink

Lungwort (Pulmonaria saccharata) blue

Shasta daisy(Chrysanthemum X superbum) white

Virginia Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana) blue

Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea & X ) various

Catmint (Nepeta faassenii) blue

Rue (Ruta graveolens) chartreuse

Salvia (Salvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’) red & white;  Salvia (Salvia greggii) red

English Daisy (Bellis perennis) white, pink

Stokes’ Aster (Stokesia laevis)  blue

Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri ‘Whirling Butterflies’) pink, white

Coral Bells (Heuchera sp.) variety of leaf colors, blooms white or pink

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)  blue

Dusty Miller- gray foliage

Scented geraniums-small pink, lavender flowers

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) yellow,orange

Blanket Flower (Gaillardia puchella) red + yellow

Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus)

Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia hirta) yellow

Giant Coneflower (Rudbeckia maxima) yellow

Mexican Hat (Ratibida columnifera) yellow/brown

Bee Balm (Monarda didyma) red

Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracenis) purple

Tickseed (Coreopsis lanceolata) yellow

Louisiana Iris (Iris hexagona) purple, pink, black)

Japanese Iris  (Iris ensata) white, purple

Crinum lily-pink,white

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ red

Lantana (Lantana camarara) yellows, orange, lavender

Stokes Aster (Stokesia sp)- blue, yellow

Tiger Lily (Lilium sp.) orange & black

Oriental Lily (Lilium oriental ‘Rubrum’)

Gloriosa Lily (Gloriosa superba) yellow,red

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ red

Asiatic Lilies  (Lilium sp.) variety

Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum biflorum or P. multiflorum) variegated foliage, white blooms

Daylilies (Hemerocallis sp:): ‘Happy Returns’ yellow; ‘Stella d’Oro’ yellow-orange; ‘Pardon Me’ wine w/yellow throat; ‘Prairie Blue Eyes’  lavender