What’s in Bloom in November

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What's in Bloom in November

November is a beautiful time of year to stroll the grounds at Cheekwood. With 55 acres of rolling hills and pristine gardens, there is something for everyone to see, including our mile-long Carell Woodland Sculpture Trail.

As we countdown the final weeks until Holiday LIGHTS, take a look at what’s in store for you in the gardens.

Howe Garden

Bushy Bluestem
Andropogon glomeratus
Large ornamental grass featuring branched inflorescences shaped like a turkey foot. The foliage turns a copper color after frost.

Martin Boxwood Gardens

Black Tupelo
Nyssa sylvatica
Beautiful, medium-sized shade tree with wonderful yellow to orange fall color. Tolerates poorly-draining soil.

Bradford Robertson Color Garden (Arches)

Climbing Aster
Ampelaster carolinianus
Fine-textured perennial with a climbing, vining growth habit and delicate lavender flowers.

Carell Dogwood Garden

Ivy Leaf Cyclamen
Cyclamen hederifolium
Tuberous perennial with variably shaped leaves that range in color between green and silver.  Flowers from late summer to autumn with pink, purple or white flowers.

Herb Study Garden

Polyantha Rose
Rosa x polythantha ‘Marie Pavie’
An antique rose noted for its compact size (3-4’) and nearly thornless canes.  A repeat bloomer with pale pink buds that open to white flowers.

Robinson Family Water Garden

Common Winterberry

Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Gold’

A deciduous holly that produces beautiful orange-yellow berries beginning in early autumn and persisting throughout the winter.

Burr Terrace Garden

Arkansas Blue Star
Amsonia hubrichtii
A clump-forming perennial that grows up to 3’ high and wide.  Has blue flowers in spring, and needle-like leaves that turn bright gold in autumn. Native to the Ouachita Mountains in central Arkansas.

Turner Seasons Garden

White Beautyberry
Callicarpa americana
Medium-sized shrub with light green foliage contrasted by striking bunches of white berries.

Wills Perennial Garden

Tartarian aster
Aster tartaricus
Tall, trouble-free perennial that grows 3-6′ in height and features glowing violet-blue flowers that attract butterflies. Prefers full sun, but tolerates shade.


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