What's in Bloom

Set on twenty-five acres adjacent to Rock Creek Park, Hillwood’s Gardens contain a diverse and fascinating array of plants. Spring is here! Pansies and violas are showing up in the garden. Everyday brings more blooms in the trees and shrubs.

Japanese Camellia ( Camellia japonica) Evergreen shrubs with lustrous dark green foliage with perfect, non-fragrant flowers.

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Virginia Bluebell (Mertensia virginica)

Virginia Bluebell (Mertensia virginica) Early blooming woodland flower.

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Lenten Rose (Helleborus x hybrid)

Lenten Rose (Helleborus hybrid) Evergreen, woodland winter-flowering perenials.

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Japanese Pieris, (Pieris japonica)

Japanese Pieris, (Pieris japonicaBroadlesf evergreen shurbs that grow well in the shade.

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(Magnolia liliflora x 'Ann') Lily Magnolia

(Magnolia liliflora x 'Ann') Lily Magnolia is a rounded small shrubby tree. 

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Guinea Hen Flower (Fritillaria meleagris)

Guinea Hen Flower (Fritillaria meleagris) Bulbous perennials with nodding bell-shaped chequered flowers.

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Winter is over! Things are blooming every where in the garden.

  • Japanese Pieris, (Pieris japonica) Broadlesf evergreen shurbs that grow well in the shade. The are a number of cultivars that range in size, color of flower and vivid new growth.

  • Lenten Rose (Helleborus hybrid) Evergreen, woodland winter-flowering perenials.

  • Winter Jasmine ( Jasminum nudiflorum) Bright yellow, waxy red in bud flowers that are not fragrant opening in January and into March. 

  • Pansy (Viola) Spring annual

  • Winter Honeysuckle (Lonicera fragrantissima) Winter blooming large shrub with creamy white, lemon-scented flowers.

  • (Magnolia liliflora x 'Ann') Lily Magnolia is a rounded small shrubby tree. 

 

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