This week is full of wonderful scents. From the decadent chocolate cosmos and daisies to sweet honey suckle and lemon scented magnolias – the Garden is s feast for the eyes and the nose! Make sure to listen to Georgiann Keller’s audio blog to learn more about the flowers in the Garden in this week. Then put on your sun hat and see if you can find what’s blooming in person. 

Hybrid tuberose begonia (Begonia x ‘Wesbeshibripi’ Shine Bright™ Pink) and Bloodleaf plant ( Iresine herbstii ‘Blazin’ Lime’) 

Red Abyssinian banana (Ensete ventricosum ‘Maurelii’) 

Hybrid petunia (Petunia spp.) and variegated pineapple mint (Mentha suaveolens ‘Variegata’)

Hybrid butterfly bush (Buddleja x davidii)

Yarrow cultivar (Achillea millefolium ‘Paprika’)

Hooker’s evening primrose (Oenothera elata)

Salt heliotrope (Heliotropium curassavicum)

Heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens)

Chocolate cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus)

Tall verbena (Verbena bonariensis)

Hybrid morning glory (Ipomoea purpurea ‘Party Dress’)

Yerba mansa (Anemopsis californica) with Borage (Borago officinalis) behind it

Farewell-to-spring (Clarkia amoena)

Brazilian plume (Justicia carnea)

Chocolate daisy (Berlandiera lyrata)

Bread seed poppy (Papaver somniferum)

Mexican tree marigold (Tithonia diversifolia)

Rain lily (Habranthus robustus)

Himalayan gloxinia (Incarvillea arguta)

Farewell-to-spring (Clarkia Amoena) in the Amphitheater Meadow

Jacaranda tree (Jacaranda mimosifolia)

Weeping boer-bean (Schotia brachypetala)

Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)

Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Exmouth’)

Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Saint Mary’)

Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Ferruginea’)

Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Green Gem’)

Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora ‘Timeless Beauty’)

Crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum)

Narrow-leaf paperbark (Melaleuca linariifolia)

Kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa)

Giant honeysuckle (Lonicera hildebrandiana)

Cape chestnut tree (Calodendrum capense)

Dragon arum (Dracunculus vulgaris)


Want to see what’s blooming in the Garden in person? Admission tickets can be found here