Mexican mock orange (Choisya 'Aztec Pearl')

VanDusen bloom calendar

Find out what flowers are blooming in VanDusen Botanical Garden throughout the year.

January

Witch Hazel, Silk Tassel Bush, Himalayan Box, and Winter-Flowering Jasmine

February

Early-flowering bulbs (crocus, snowdrop, narcissus), Spring Heath, Early Rhododendrons, Helleborus, and Camellias

 

March

Early Rhododendrons, Helleborus, Winter Aconite (Eranthus hyemalis), Crocus, and Cornelian Cherry

April

Camellia japonica 'Comte de Gomer' 3

Magnolias, Rhododendrons, Japanese Cherries, Pacific Dogwood, Camellias, and Spring-flowering bulbs

May

Rhododendron Walk in full bloom, Trilliums, Laburnum Walk, and Himalayan Blue Poppy in the Meconopsis Dell

June

Early June: Laburnum Walk
Late June: Primulas, Alma VanDusen Meadow Garden, Japanese Dogwoods, and Roses

July

Waterlilies, Southern Hemisphere bulbs, Fuchsias, Roses, Hypericums, Evergreen Magnolia, Spanish Broom, Yucca and Lilies (mid-season), Meadow Garden, and Perennial Garden

August

Hibiscus, Lilies (late season), Silk Tree, Butterfly Bush (Buddleia), Roses, Escallonia, Annuals, Meadow Garden, and Perennial Garden

September

Heathers, Angelica Tree, Autumn Crocus, Asters, Hydrangeas, Alma VanDusen Meadow Garden, Michaelmas Daisies, and fall-blooming herbaceous perennials including Ornamental Grasses

October

Autumn Colour at its best – Eastern North American and Gingko trees, Autumn Crocus, Fatsia, Rudbeckia, Asters, and Hydrangeas

November

Fall berries and broad-leaf evergreen shrubs

December

Holly Collection, Higan Cherry, Winter-flowering Viburnum, and berries of Aucuba, Callicarpa (Beauty Bush) and Skimmia