• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS

    Hampton

    National Historic Site Maryland

Plants

What's in bloom at Hampton?

January

  • Snowdrops
  • Oregon Grapeholly

February

  • Snowdrops
  • Oregon Grapeholly

March

  • Winter Aconites
  • Daffodils
  • Flowering Quince
  • Spicebush
  • Periwinkle
  • Purple-leaf Filbert

April

  • Saucer Magnolia
  • Flowering Crabapple
  • Spring Bulbs
  • Yellow, White, and Confederate Violets
  • Flowering Quince
  • Periwinkle
  • Little-leaf Lilac Tree
  • Peonies
  • Hardy Orange

May

  • Late spring bulbs
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Southern Magnolia
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Buckeye
  • Common Lilac
  • Empress Tree
  • Herbaciaous Peonies
  • Chinese Wisteria
  • Fringetree
  • Stewartia

June

  • Southern Magnolia
  • Sweetbay Magnolia
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Herbaceous Peonies

July

  • Southern Magnolia
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Bottle-brush Buckeye

August

  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Sourwood
  • Porcelain Berry

September

  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals

October

  • Fall Foliage
  • Fruit displays on Hardy Orange Poncrius

November

  • Fall Folliage

December

  • Evergreens
  • Winter forms of deciduous material

A Seasonal List of Hampton's Blooms

Did You Know?

Cedar-of-Lebanon Tree

The impressive Cedar-of-Lebanon that in the center of the south lawn was, according to family legend, brought back from Europe in a shoe box.