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(N) denotes native species

Bloom times change from year to year, and many species overlap several months. View previous months' blooms to see a wider scope of what could be in flower here at the Arboretum! March

Daffodil
Daffodils
Narcissus species
Bloom time: Late January - Early May
Scilla
Siberian Squill
Scilla siberica
Bloom period: Early March - Early April
Spring Beauty
Spring Beauty (N)
Claytonia virginica
Bloom period: Early March - Mid April
Bloodroot
Bloodroot (N)
Sanguinaria canadensis
Bloom period: Early March - Mid April
Fringed Bleeding Heart
Fringed Bleeding Heart (N)
Dicentra eximia
Bloom period: Late March - August
Squirrel Corn
Squirrel Corn (N)
Dicentra canadensis
Bloom period: Late March - Early April
Trout Lily
Trout Lily (N)
Erythronium americanum
Bloom period: Late March - Mid April
Photo: Lynn Whitmore
Toad Trillium
Toad Trillium (N)
Trillium cuneatum
Bloom period: Late March - Mid April
Saucer Magnolia
Saucer Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana
Bloom period: Late March - Mid April
Photo: Lynn Whitmore
Redbud
Redbud (N)
Cercis canadensis
Bloom period: Late March - Late April
Photo: Emily Irvin
Pink Flowering Dogwood
Flowering Dogwood (N)
Cornus florida
Bloom period: Early April - Early May
Large Flowered Trillium
Large-Flowered Trillium (N)
Trillium grandiflorum
Bloom period: April - Early May
Tree Peonies
Tree Peony
Paeonia suffruticosa
Bloom period: Early April - Late April
Carolina Silverbell
Carolina Silverbell (N)
Halesia tetraptera
Bloom period: Early April - Late April
Crown Imperial
Crown Imperial
Fritillaria imperialis
Bloom period: Early April - Mid April
Photo: Lynn Whitmore
Dwarf Larkspur
Dwarf Larkspur (N)
Delphinium tricorne
Bloom period: April - May
Money Plant
Money Plant
Lunaria annua
Bloom period: Early April - Late April
American Columbine
Eastern Columbine (N)
Aquilegia canadensis
Bloom period: Early April - Early May
Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart
Lamprocapnos spectabilis
Bloom period: Early April - Early May
Korean Spice Viburnum
Korean Spice Viburnum
Viburnum carlesii
Bloom period: Early April  - Early May
Alleghany Spurge
Allegheny Spurge (N)
Pachysandra procumbens
Bloom period: Early April - Early May
Wild Blue Phlox
Wild Blue Phlox (N)
Phlox divaricata
Bloom period: Early April - Early May
Jacobs Ladder Greek Valarian
Jacobs Ladder (N)
Polemonium reptans
Bloom period: Early April - Early May
Lungwort
Lungwort
Pulmonaria saccharata
Bloom period: Mid April - Early May
Celandine Poppy
Celandine Poppy (N)
Stylophorum diphyllum
Bloom period: Mid April- Early May
Summer Snowflake
Summer Snowflake 'Gravetye Giant'
Leucojum aestivum
Bloom period: Mid April - Early May
Wood Geranium
Wild Geranium (N)
Geranium maculatum
Bloom period: Mid April - Mid May
Dahurian Rhododendron
Dauricum Rhododendron
Binomial name: Rhododendron dauricum
Bloom period: Mid April - Mid May
Azalea Rose
Rose Azalea (N)
Rhododendron prinophyllum
Bloom period: Late April - Early May
Photo: Lynn Whitmore
Dwarf Crested Iris
Dwarf Crested Iris (N)
Iris cristata
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Red Buckeye
Red Buckeye (N)
Aesculus pavia
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Yellow Buckeye
Yellow Buckeye (N)
Aesculus flava
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Northern White Violet
Northern White Violet (N)
Viola canadensis
Bloom start: Late April - Mid May
Photo: Steven D. Glenn
Vaseys Trillium
Vasey's Trillium (N)
Trillium vaseyi
Bloom start: Late April - Mid May
Lords and Ladies
Lords and Ladies
Arum maculatum
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Photo: G. Toone
Jack in the Pulpit
Jack in the Pulpit (N)
Arisaema triphyllum
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Photo: Lynn Whitmore
Mayapple
Mayapple (N)
Podophyllum peltatum
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Shooting Star
Shooting Star (N)
Dodecatheon meadia
Bloom perod: Late April - Mid May
Photo: Lynn Whitmore
Pawpaw Tree
Pawpaw Tree (N)
Asimina triloba
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Violet Wood Sorrel
Violet Wood Sorrel (N)
Oxalis violacea
Bloom period: Late April - Mid May
Virginia Bluebells
Virginia Bluebells (N)
Mertensia virginica
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Black Haw
Black Haw (N)
Viburnum prunifolium
Bloom period: Late April - late May
Bugleweed
Bugleweed
Ajuga reptans
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Pinxter Azalea
Pinxter Azalea (N)
Rhododendron periclymenoides
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Coral Bells
Coral Bells, Alum Root
Heuchera species
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Witch Alder
Witch Alder
Fothergilla species
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Moss Phlox
Moss Phlox (N)
Phlox subulata
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Flame Azalea
Flame Azalea (N)
Rhododendron calendulaceum
Bloom period: Late April - Late May
Yellow Wakerobin, Wood Lily
Yellow Trillium (N)
Trillium luteum
Bloom period: Late April - Early May
Sassafras
Sassafras Tree (N)
Sassafras albidum
Bloom time: Late April - Mid May

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Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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