May Bloom Times

Spring Gardens

EARLY MAY:

Candytuft
Crabapples
Creeping Phlox
Daffodils
Daphne
Plum ‘Thundercloud’
Quince
Rock Cress
Saucer Magnolia
Tulips
Viburnum ‘Korean Spice’
Violets

MID-MAY:

Azaleas – Evergreen
Bachelor Buttons
Bleeding Heart
Broom
Bugloss
Cherry ‘Kwanzan’
Columbine
Cottage Pinks
Enkianthus
Flowering Dogwood
Horsechestnut
Kerria
Lilac
Lily of the Valley
Oriental Poppy
Redbud
Rhododendron ‘Yak’
Sweet William
Viburnums

LATE MAY:

Azaleas – Exbury
Cotoneaster
Deutzia
Forget Me Not
German Iris
Hawthorns
Honeysuckle
Korean Lilac-
Pagoda Dogwood
Peony
Rhododendron
Spirea
Sweet Woodruff
Thyme
Weigela
Wisteria


EARLY MAY PERENNIALS:

  • Rock Cress (Arabis) – Basket of Gold (Aurinia) – Bergenia – Daffodils – Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) – Leopardsbane (Doronicum) – Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata) – Lungwort (Pulmonaria) – Foam Flower (Tiarella) – Tulips – Violet/Pansy (Viola)

EARLY MAY SHRUBS:

  • Magnolia (Magnolia liliflora) – Daphne – Deutzia – Fothergilla – Sandcherry (Prunus cistena) – Flowering Almond (Prunus glandulosa)
  • Beach Plum (Prunus maritima) – Aglo & Olga Mezitt Rhododendron – Purple Gem Rhododendron – Burkwood Viburnum – Korean Spice Viburnum (V.carlesi) TREES: – Shadblow (Amelanchier) – Redbud (Cercis) – hybrid Dogwood (Cornus) – Saucer Magnolia (M.soulangeana)
  •  Crabapples (Malus) – Thundercloud Plum (Prunus cerasifera) – Weeping Cherry (Prunus subhirtella) – Ornamental Pear (Pyrus)

MID MAY PERENNIALS:

  • Columbine (Aquilegia) – Sea Thrift (Armeria) -Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera) – Lily of the Valley (Convallaria) – Bleeding Heart (Dicentra) – Barrenwort (Epimedium) – Spurge (Euphorbia) – Sweet Woodruff (Galium) – Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum) – Blueeyed Grass (Sisyrinchium) – Tulips

MID MAY SHRUBS:

  • Evergreen Azaleas – Broom (Cytisus) – Enkianthus – Kerria – Snowmound Spirea (Spirea nipponica)
  • Lilacs (Syringa) – Arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum) – Doublefile Viburnum (V.plicatum) TREES: – Horsechestnut (Aesculus) – Dogwood (Cornus)

LATE MAY PERENNIALS:

  •  Snow in Summer (Cerastium) – Cheddar Pinks (Dianthus gratianopolitanus) – Cranesbill (Geranium) – Candytuft (Iberis) – German Iris (Iris germanica) – Lewisia – Catmint (Nepeta) – Peony (Paeonia) – Poppy (Papaver) SHRUBS: – Honeysuckle (Lonicera) – Catawba Rhododendrons – Van Houtte Spirea – Lilacs (Syringa) – Weigela – Wisteria

LATE  MAY TREES:

  • Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus) – Japanese Snowbell (Styrax)

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