• 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?

Hampton Mansion

When Hampton Mansion was completed it was probably the largest home in America. The mansion is so large (24,000 square feet) that Mount Vernon and Monticello can fit inside of it and still have 4,000 square feet remaining.