What's in Bloom?

 

There's a lot blooming in the garden! See below for a complete list of this week's blooms, plus a map to help you find each theme garden and bed number. 

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Updated Thursday December 6, 2018. As of Monday we have 23 clematis in bloom. Our seven winter bloomers are stunning, and there’s more to come, but the current dry cold wind, to be followed by more rain, will put an end to this year’s large-flowered hybrid season. Careful pruning is underway in the Modern Garden, each plant groomed on a case-by-case basis.

 ‘Niobe’ simply will not quit. Bed 19

‘Niobe’ simply will not quit. Bed 19

  C. cirrhosa  ‘Ourika Valley’, as well as the other winter bloomers, are putting on a wonderful display.

C. cirrhosa ‘Ourika Valley’, as well as the other winter bloomers, are putting on a wonderful display.

The Modern Garden

Row 1, Small-flowered summer bloomers related to C. viticella and C. texensis

Nothing in bloom

Row 2, Small-flowered summer bloomers + large-flowered pink cultivars

Nothing in bloom

Row 3, Evison Hybrids

Nothing in bloom

Row 4, Evison Hybrids

Clair de Lune™ ‘Everin’

Row 5, Evison Hybrids

Nothing in bloom

Row 6, Evison Hybrids.

Nothing in bloom

Row 7, Evison Hybrids

Nothing in Bloom

Row 8, Large-flowered typically double cultivars

Nothing in bloom

Row 9, Hybrids from C. viticella and C. texensis

Jolly Good™ ‘Zojogo’,

Row 10, Szczepan Marczynski Hybrids

Nothing in bloom

Row 11, Szczepan Marczynski Hybrids + White—Large-flowered cultivars

 From the looks of ‘Gillian Blades’, we have to suspect this clematis doesn’t know it’s November.

From the looks of ‘Gillian Blades’, we have to suspect this clematis doesn’t know it’s November.

Whites: ‘Gillian Blades’,

Row 12, Red—Large-flowered cultivars

Nothing in bloom

Row 13, Red—Large-flowered cultivars + Purple Large-flowered cultivars

Nothing in loom

Row 14, Lavender/Blue Large-flowered cultivars

'Blue Ravine’

Row 15, Lavender/Blue—Large-flowered cultivars Striped/Barred—Large-flowered cultivars

Nothing in bloom

Row 16, Striped/Barred—Large-flowered cultivars + Late Adds

Nothing in bloom

Beech Tree's Garden

Bed 1

Nothing in bloom

Bed 2

Nothing in bloom

Bed 3

Nothing on bloom

Bed 4

Nothing in bloom

Heirloom Garden’

 Admittedly this specimen of  'Duchess of Edinburgh' in Bed 6 is in a rather sheltered spot, but look at her go!

Admittedly this specimen of 'Duchess of Edinburgh' in Bed 6 is in a rather sheltered spot, but look at her go!

Bed 5

 ‘Jackmanii Superba’ has surprised us with this new burst of bloom in Bed 5.

‘Jackmanii Superba’ has surprised us with this new burst of bloom in Bed 5.

'Jackmanii Superba’

Bed 6

‘Duchess of Edinburgh’,

Bed 7

 The heirloom ‘Lady Northcliffe’ (1906) gives a final performance of the season.

The heirloom ‘Lady Northcliffe’ (1906) gives a final performance of the season.

‘Lady Northcliffe’

 Bed 8

Nothing in bloom

Bed 9

Nothing in bloom

Bed 10

Nothing in bloom

Bed 11

Nothing in bloom

Bed 12

‘Lady Londesborough’

Bed 13

Nothing in bloom

The Front Bank

Bed 14

Nothing in bloom

The Baltic Border

 ‘Ilka’ looking none the worse for a little rain.

‘Ilka’ looking none the worse for a little rain.

Bed 15

‘Ilka’, ‘Dubysa’, ‘Rahvarinne’, ‘Nadezhda’

The Founder’s Garden

Bed 16

‘Gipsy Queen’

The Steppe Garden

Bed 17

Nothing in bloom

Old Poland

Bed 18

Nothing in bloom

Bed 19

'Niobe’ (covered with small flowers)

Bed 20

 ‘Jolanta’ is still lovely, but the Fothergilla has lost most of its vivid leaves since this image was taken last week.

‘Jolanta’ is still lovely, but the Fothergilla has lost most of its vivid leaves since this image was taken last week.

'Jolanta’, ‘Gizela', ‘Danuta’ (rebloom), ‘Kryspina’ (one big new blossom)

The Beginners' Gardens

Bed 21

Nothing in bloom

Bed 22: 

Nothing in bloom

The Hedges

Bed 23:

Nothing in bloom

Bed 24:

Nothing in bloom

Test Garden

Nothing in bloom

Winter Bloomer Garden

  Clematis cirrhosa  var.  purpurascens  ‘Freckles’ will bloom through the winter.

Clematis cirrhosa var. purpurascens ‘Freckles’ will bloom through the winter.

Clematis cirrhosa ‘Jingle Bells’, C. c. ‘Wisley Cream’, C. c. ‘Ourika Valley’, C. c. var purpurascens ‘Freckles’ and ‘Lansdowne Gem’, C. cirrhosa var. balearica and C. c. var balearica ‘Early Times’.

  Clematis cirrhosa  var.  balearica , with pointed sepals, a splash of speckles, and ferny foliage, is one of the prettiest winter-bloomers.

Clematis cirrhosa var. balearica, with pointed sepals, a splash of speckles, and ferny foliage, is one of the prettiest winter-bloomers.

Terrace (potentially invasive species grown in large pots)

All have been cut back.

Greenhouse Stumpery

Nothing in bloom

Troughs

Nothing in bloom

Subtropical Shade Porch (all have been moved in for the winter)

Nothing in bloom