Bloom lists were compiled from the JC Raulston Arboretum Showtimes (restricted to species hardy in our county) and the NC Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill (NCBG) lists for 2006–2009. There are limitations to the list, since the Raulston Arboretum does not record berry set and the NCBG did not record bloom for Nov–Feb.
How to use the lists
- To view only plants in bloom during a particular month(s), click on the month(s).
- Plants are organized by order of bloom, beginning with the winter season (December). Plants are not necessarily in bloom for the entire month, and only some cultivars may bloom during any given month. To search for a specific plant, type [Ctrl]f (Windows) or [Command]f (Mac), followed by the genus.
- To see individual species if only a genus or plant group is shown, click on the ‘+’ icon.
- Each plant name is a link to an external reference.
A solid bar is present if bloom was recorded during that month. Bar intensity is proportional to the number of species in bloom for that month. Only those species observed locally are included.
watch list, not yet regarded as invasive here
moderate invasive potential here
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