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WINTERTHUR BLOOM REPORT #22

 June 9, 2021

87F, Sunny


+: Abundant

fbb:  Flower-bud breaking

b: Some bloom

fb: Full Bloom       

pf: Petals falling/drying

pb: Past bloom (few remain)

ber: Berries, fruits 

Check these out:

  • Lovely lilies: The lilies in Azalea Woods are still putting on a great show of blossoms.
  • Everywhere: But, listed only here:
    • The tiny white-to-pale-pink daisies of fleabane (Erigeron annuus) are blooming throughout the estate.

ENTRANCE DRIVE AND PARKING AREA

fb         Achillea millefolium (Yarrow – white)

fb         Catalpa bignonioides (Common catalpa – white)

pf         Catalpa speciosa (Western catalpa – white)

fb,+     Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Ox-eye daisy – white)

b          Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle – lavender)

fb         Convolvulus species (Morning glory – pink)

pf         Cornus florida ‘Venus’ (Dogwood variety – white)

fb         Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood – white)

fb         Ehretia ovalifolia (Heliotrope tree – ivory)

fb         Galium mollugo (Wild madder – tiny white ‘clouds’ of flowers)

fb         Hieracium species (Hawkweed – yellow)

b          Hosta species (Hosta – pale lavender)

b          Lapsana communis (Tiny, pale yellow flowers)

fb         Lonicera japonica (Honeysuckle – white)

fb         Potentilla recta (Rough-fruited cinquefoil – pale yellow)

fbb       Stewartia pseudocamellia (Japanese stewartia – white)

fb         Trifolium pratense (Red clover – reddish-purple)

fb         Trifolium procumbens (Smaller hop-clover – yellow)

fb         Trifolium repens (White clover – white)

fb         Verbascum sp. (Moth mullein – yellow)

LAGOONS

fb         Achillea millefolium (Yarrow – white)

b          Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading dogbane – white)

fb         Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Ox-eye daisy – white)

fb         Convolvulus species (Morning glory – pink)

fb         Coronilla varia (Crown-vetch – lavender-pink)

fb         Galium mollugo (Wild madder – tiny white ‘clouds’ of flowers)

fb         Hieracium species (Hawkweed – yellow)

pf         Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris – yellow)

pf         Iris species (Iris – light blue)

b          Lapsana communis (Tiny, pale yellow flowers)

fb         Ligustrum species (Privet – white)

fb         Lonicera japonica (Honeysuckle – white)

fb         Lysimachia nummularia (Moneywort – bright yellow – very close to the ground)

fb,+     Myosotis scorpioides (Forget-me-not – blue – in Clenny Run)

pb        Potentilla canadensis (Dwarf cinquefoil – golden yellow)

fb         Potentilla recta (Rough-fruited cinquefoil – pale yellow)

fb         Sambucus species (Elderberry – white)

fb         Trifolium pratense (Red clover – reddish-purple)

fb         Trifolium procumbens (Smaller hop-clover – yellow)

fb         Trifolium repens (White clover – white)

fb         Vicia cracca (Cow vetch – purple)

SUMMER SHRUB SLOPE

b          Hemerocallis species (Daylily – yellow)

PARKING AREA TO VISITOR CENTER

pf         Cornus florida ‘Venus’ (Dogwood variety – white)

pf         Deutzia scabra (Fuzzy deutzia – white)

fb         Digitalis grandiflora (Large yellow foxglove – yellow)

fb         Hieracium species (Hawkweed – yellow)

pf         Kalmia latifolia (Mountain laurel – pale pink to white)

fb         Rhododendron hybrid ‘Late Purple’ (Tree rhododendron – purple)

pf         Rhododendron maximum hybrid ‘Soft Mauve’ (Tree rhododendron – light mauve)

WALK FROM VISITOR CENTER TO UNDERPASS

b          Euonymus bungeanus variety semipersistens (Spindletree – greenish)

fb         Lilium martagon (Martagon lily – pink, golden orange, light yellow)

pf         Rhododendron discolor (Mandarin rhododendron – white)

fb         Rhododendron maximum (Tree rhododendron – light lavender-pink)

fb         Rhododendron ‘Robert Allison’ (Gable hybrid rhododendron – light pink)

fb         Rhododendron species (Native azalea – coral pink)

pf         Rhododendron Winterthur Dexter #51 (Tree rhododendron – ‘Late Dark Mauve’ – along Garden Tram road)

pf         Stewartia 3048 (Stewartia – white)

WALK FROM UNDERPASS TO MUSHROOM

fb         Aegopodium podagraria (Bishop’s weed – white)

pb        Rhododendron ‘Caroline’ (Tree rhododendron – pink)

pf         Rhododendron maximum hybrid (Tree rhododendron – light lavender-pink)

pf         Rhododendron ‘Pink Large Blossom’ (Tree rhododendron – pink)

PEONY GARDEN

pb        Kolkwitzia amabilis (Beauty bush – light pink)

b          Pterostyrax hispidus (Fragrant epaulette tree – white)

AZALEA WOODS

fb         Aegopodium podagraria (Bishop’s weed – white)

fbb       Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh – white)

pf         Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood – white)

pb        Cornus ‘Rutlan Ruth Ellen’ (Dogwood variety – white)

pb        Hesperis matronalis (Dame’s rocket – purple, lavender, white)

pf,+     Lilium martagon (Martagon lily – pink-bronze, golden yellow, white)

fb         Lilium martagon ‘Claude Shrite’ (Claude Shrite martagon lily – dark red)

pb        Rhododendron discolor (Mandarin rhododendron – white)

pb        Rhododendron maximum hybrid (Tree rhododendron hybrid – light lavender to white)

pb        Rhododendron Winterthur Dexter #66 ‘Late Rose Pink’ (Hybrid tree rhododendron – rose-pink)

fb         Viola species (Violet – white)

LOWER AZALEA WOODS

b          Hesperis matronalis (Dame’s rocket – white)

pb        Iris siberica (Siberian iris – white – 1 flower)

pf         Rhododendron ‘Soft Mauve’ (Rhododendron maximum hybrid – light mauve)

fb         Viola species (Violet – white)

UPPER/EAST TERRACE AND STEPS  

pb        Camellia japonica ‘April Remembered’ (Camellia cultivar ‘April Remembered’ – pale pink)

fb         Magnolia grandiflora (Southern magnolia – white)

EAST FRONT OF MUSEUM & Around Corner

b          Euonymus bungeanus variety semipersistens (Spindletree – greenish – at corner of Library)

b          Hemerocallis species (Daylily – golden orange, orange)

fb         Magnolia grandiflora (Southern magnolia – white)

WALK FROM GLASS CORRIDOR TO REFLECTING POOL         

pb        Clematis ‘Candida’ (Large-flowered clematis – white)

fbb       Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily – orange)

b          Hydrangea serrata ‘Shirofuji’ (Tea of Heaven hydrangea cultivar – white)

fbb       Nymphaea species (Waterlily)

pb        Rhododendron maximum hybrid (Tree rhododendron hybrid – light lavender-pink)

WALK FROM FISH PONDS – THE GLADE – TO BRIDGE

fb         Aegopodium podagraria (Bishop’s weed – white)

fbb       Astilbe chinensis varieties (Astilbe – pink, light lavender-pink)

fbb       Callicarpa species (Beautyberry – white)

fbb       Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh – white)

pf         Erodium cicutarium (Cranesbill – pink)

fbb       Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily – orange)

b          Hydrangea arborescens (Smooth hydrangea – white – mophead)

fb         Saxifraga stolonifera (Strawberry geranium – white)

pb        Viola species (Violet – white)

MARCH BANK

fb         Aruncus dioicus (Goat’s beard – white)

fbb       Campanula rapunculoides (Creeping bellflower – violet-blue)

fbb       Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh – white)

fbb       Hemerocallis fulva (Daylily – orange)

pb        Rhododendron mucronatum ‘Magnifica’ (Azalea variety – white with raspberry speckles – 1 flower)

b          Thalictrum aquilegifolium (Meadow rue – white)

MAGNOLIA BEND AND WALK ON SOUTH SIDE OF STREAM

pb        Aruncus dioicus (Goat’s beard – faded to tan)

fb         Clethra alnifolia (Summersweet – white)

pb        Hesperis matronalis (Dame’s rocket – purple, lavender, white)

fbb       Hydrangea arborescens (Smooth hydrangea – white)

b          Hydrangea quercifolia (Oak leaf hydrangea)

pf         Rhododendron catawbiense var. minus (Small tree rhododendron – light pink)

pb        Viola species (Violet – white)

GARDEN LANE

pf         Weigela ‘Edith Rathke’ (Weigela variety – dark red)

ICEWELL TERRACE

fb         Lilium martagon (Martagon lily – golden orange, pale orange, white)

pb        Rhododendron kaempferi (Torch azalea – orange)

pb        Rhododendron kaempferi hybrids (Torch azalea hybrids – orange)

PINETUM

fb         Astilbe ‘Peach Blossom’ (Astilbe – pale pink – at Latimeria Gates)

pb        Chaenomeles cultivars (Flowering quince – red)

pf         Chaenomeles x superba ‘Perfecta’ (Flowering quince variety – light peach to ivory)

pb        Chaenomeles x superba ‘Texas Scarlet’ (Flowering quince cultivar – scarlet – few flowers)

pf         Erodium cicutarium (Cranesbill – pink)

fb         Oxalis species (Wood sorrel – yellow)

pf         Rhododendron calendulaceum (Flame azalea – mid-orange)

pb        Rhododendron ‘Deep Rose’ (Deciduous hybrid azalea – dark rose-pink)

SUNDIAL GARDEN          

pb        Geranium cantabrigiensis ‘Biokovo’ (Perennial geranium variety – white)

fb         Oxalis species (Wood sorrel – yellow)

fb         Spiraea japonica (Japanese spiraea – light pink)

pb        Tiarella species (Foamflower – white)

pb        Viburnum macrocephalum ‘Sterile’ (Snowball viburnum variety – greenish-white)

TRAFFIC CIRCLE

fbb       Callicarpa species (Beautyberry – lavender-pink, white)

pb        Rhododendron kaempferi hybrids (Torch azalea – dark pink – in circle & on Icewell Terrace side of Garden Lane)

ENCHANTED WOODS

fbb       Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh – white)

fbb       Clethra barbinervis (Japanese clethra – white)

b          Hydrangea anomala subspecies petiolaris (Climbing hydrangea – white)

b          Hydrangea arborescens (Smooth jydrangea – white – lacecap)

b          Hydrangea arborescens ‘Hills of Snow’ (Smooth hydrangea – white)

b          Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Preziosa’ (Bigleaf hydrangea variety)

b          Hydrangea quercifolia (Oakleaf hydrangea – white)

fb         Lilium martagon (Martagon lily – pink to bronze, golden orange, pale orange)

fb         Rhododendron catawbiense var. minus (Small tree rhododendron – light pink)

pf         Rhododendron cumberlandense ‘Sunlight’ (Cumberland azalea variety – golden orange)

fb         Rhododendron J.T. Lovett (Indica hybrid azalea – coral-pink)

pb        Rhododendron kaempferi hybrids (Torch azalea hybrids – orange, dark pink, light coral)

fb         Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Moonlight’ (Japanese hydrangea vine – white)

OAK HILLEast Side

fbb       Callicarpa species (Beautyberry – lavender-pink, white)

fb         Lapsana communis (Tiny, pale yellow flowers)

fb         Lilium martagon (Martagon lily – pink to bronze, golden orange, pale orange)

ber       Poncirus trifoliata (Hardy orange – dark green ‘fuzzy’ fruits)

fb         Rhododendron bakeri (Cumberland azalea – orange)

fb         Rhododendron species (Native azalea – orange)

fb         Specularia perfoliata (Venus’ looking-glass – violet-blue)

OAK HILL-West Side

fb         Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood – white)

pf         Deutzia scabra (Fuzzy deutzia – white)

pb        Kalmia latifolia (Mountain laurel – pale pink to white)

fb         Lapsana communis (Tiny, pale yellow flowers)

pb        Philadelphus species (Mock orange – white)

pf         Rhododendron ‘Buccaneer’ (Azalea hybrid – double orange)

pb        Rhododendron kaempferi hybrids (Torch azalea hybrids – coral, dark pink)

pb        Rhododendron ‘Mrs. CC Miller’ (Gable hybrid azalea (double red-orange)

QUARRY, ADJACENT WALKS, AND OUTLET STREAM

b          Astilbe thunbergii ‘Ostrich Plume’ (Astilbe varieties – pink, white)

fbb       Cimicifuga racemosa (Black cohosh – white)

b          Hesperis matronalis (Dame’s rocket – lavender-pink)

b          Hosta ‘Royal Standard’ (Hosta variety – white)

fb         Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris – yellow)

pb        Kalmia ‘Pink Cherry’(Mountain laurel variety – bright red buds, dark pink flowers)

fb         Lilium martagon (Martagon lily – dark red, golden orange, bronze, white)

ber       Mahonia bealei (Leatherleaf mahonia – green berries)

fb,+     Primula species (Candelabra primrose – orange)

pf         Primula species & varieties (Candelabra primrose – red, pink, white)

pf         Rodgersia podophylla (Bronze-leaf rodgersia – off-white)

fb         Sedum sarmentosum (Stonecrop – yellow)

fb         Spigelia marylandica (Indian pink – red with yellow center)

SYCAMORE HILL

pb        Calycanthus floridus (Sweetshrub – purplish-brown)

pf         Catalpa speciosa (Western catalpa – white)

fb         Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood – white)

b          Deutzia chunii (Chunii deutzia – white)

pf         Deutzia species (Deutzia – white)

pf         Deutzia x magnifica (Showy deutzia – double white)

pf         Kalmia latifolia (Mountain laurel – pale pink to white)

fb         Leptodermis oblonga (Chinese leptodermis – lavender)

fb         Magnolia sieboldii ’Colossus’ (Oyama magnolia – white)

pb        Philadelphus species (Mock orange – white)

pf         Rosa ‘Bess Lovett’ (Large flowered climber rose – red)

pf         Rosa ‘New Dawn (New Dawn rose – palest pink)

fb         Rosa ‘Radwin’ (Winner’s Circle rose – red)

fb         Rosa MEIvahyn (Meidiland rose – white – at Brick Overlook folly)

pf         Rosa ‘Pink Leda’ (Damask rose hybrid – pink – at Bristol Folly)

fb         Rosa ‘Veilchenblau’ (Hybrid multiflora rose – violet with pale center)

fb         Rosa ‘White Dawn’ (White Dawn rose – white)

b          Spiraea x ‘Margaritae’ (Margarita spiraea – shades of pink)

b          Stewartia pseudocamellia (Japanese stewartia – white)

pb        Stewartia rostrata (Beaked stewartia – white)

pf         Syringa retusis (Tree lilac – white)

fb         Viburnum nudum ‘Winterthur’ (Smooth withered – white)

pf         Weigela ‘Edith Rathke’ (Weigela variety – dark red)

pf         Weigela ‘Red Prince’ (Weigela variety – dark red)

WEST FRONT OF MUSEUM, COTTAGE, AND CLENNY RUN

pf         Deutzia scabra (Fuzzy deutzia – white – along Clenny Run at Gallery)

pb        Helleborus x hybridus ‘Pine Knot Select-Our Best’ (Hellebore varieties/Lenten Rose – greenish)

fb         Ilex verticillata (Winterberry holly – white)

pb        Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris – yellow – in Clenny Run)

pf         Kalmia latifolia (Mountain laurel – pale pink to white)

fb         Myosotis scorpioides (Forget-me-not – blue – in Clenny Run)

fb         Rhododendron hybrid ‘Late Purple’ (Tree rhododendron – purple)

fb         Rhododendron indicum ‘Balsaminaeflorum’ (Azalea – double orange – behind Cottage)

b          Rhododendron maximum (Tree rhododendron – pale lavender to white)

GREENHOUSE AREA

pb        Calycanthus floridus (Sweetshrub – purplish-brown – at far edge of parking lot)

b          Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’ (Daylily variety – yellow)

b          Hosta lancifolia (Narrow-leaved hosta – purple – few plants)

fb         Lavandula variety (Lavender – pale pink)

fb         Nepeta faasenii ‘Junior Walker’ (Catmint – blue)

fb         Nigella damascena (Love-in-a-mist – blue, cerise, light pink, white)

p          Paeonia varieties (Herbaceous peony – pale pink, white)

pf         Papaver nudicaule (Poppy – orange)

fb         Sedum sarmentosum (Stonecrop – yellow)

BACK MEADOW – Top of Sycamore Hill to back ponds

fbb       Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading dogbane – white)

fbb       Asclepias syriaca (Common milkweed – lavender)

b          Carduus nutans (Nodding thistle – reddish purple)

fb         Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Ox-eye daisy – white)

b          Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle – lavender)

fb         Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood – white)

fb         Coronilla varia (Crown-vetch – lavender-pink)

pf         Deutzia scabra (Fuzzy deutzia – white)

fb         Galium mollugo (Wild madder – tiny white ‘clouds’ of flowers)

pb        Hesperis matronalis (Dame’s rocket – purple, lavender, white)

fb         Hieracium species (Hawkweed – yellow)

fb         Hypericum perforatum (Common St.John’s wort – yellow)

pf         Iris pseudacorus (Yellow flag iris – yellow)

fb         Ligustrum species (Privet – white)

pf         Lonicera japonica (Honeysuckle – white)

fb         Lysimachia nummularia (Moneywort – bright yellow – very close to the ground)

fb         Myosotis scorpioides (Forget-me-not – blue)

fb         Nasturtium officinale (Watercress – white – in Quarry stream)

fb         Potentilla canadensis (Dwarf cinquefoil – golden yellow)

pf         Potentilla recta (Rough-fruited cinquefoil – pale yellow)

b          Solanum carolinense (Horse nettle – pale lavender to white)

fb         Specularia perfoliata (Venus’ looking-glass – violet-blue)

fb         Trifolium pratense (Red clover – reddish-purple)

fb         Trifolium procumbens (Smaller hop-clover – yellow)

fb         Trifolium repens (White clover – white)

GARDEN LANE MEADOW – below Brown’s Woods

fbb       Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading dogbane – white)

b          Asclepias syriaca (Common milkweed – lavender)

pf         Catalpa #2958 (Catalpa – white)

b          Cirsium arvense (Canada thistle – lavender)

fb         Coronilla varia (Crown-vetch – lavender-pink)

fb         Galium mollugo (Wild madder – tiny white ‘clouds’ of flowers)

fb         Hieracium species (Hawkweed – yellow)

fb         Hypericum perforatum (Common St.John’s wort – yellow)

pf         Lonicera japonica (Honeysuckle – white)

fb,+     Penstemon digitalis (Beardtongue – white)

fb         Potentilla recta (Rough-fruited cinquefoil – pale yellow)

b          Solanum carolinense (Horse nettle – pale lavender to white)

fb         Trifolium pratense (Red clover – reddish-purple)

fb,+     Trifolium procumbens (Smaller hop-clover – yellow)

fb         Trifolium repens (White clover – white)

Bloom Report presented by: Pauline Myers