What’s in Bloom – Summer

What's in Bloom at Cheekwood

There are few places more beautiful than Cheekwood in the summer. Colorful blooms and lush greenways surround guests as they soak in all 55 acres of our pristine gardens and rolling hills.

With 12 distinct gardens, the Cheekwood garden staff meticulously plans and maintains dozens of summer annuals and perennials, designed to provide a visual experience that ignites the senses.

From the very front gates to the back of the property, here is a list of everything blooming in our gardens this season.

 

Front Entrance

· Lantana – Lucky™ Sunrise Rose Lantana

· Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® ‘Fireworks’ – Variegated Red Fountain Grass

Front Gates

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Red Petticoat’ – Red Petticoat Coleus

Pineapple Room Restaurant

· Big Bounce™ Pink Interspecific Impatiens

Turner Seasons Garden

· Canna x generalis – Canna Cannova® Orange Shades

· Lantana – Lucky™ Flame Lantana

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Campfire’ – Campfire Coleus

Botanic Hall 

· Caladium ‘Pink Splash’

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Big Blonde’ – Big Blonde Coleus

Bradford Robertson Color Garden

· Ageratum houstonianum ‘Blue Horizon’

· Angelonia angustifolia – Archangel™ Purple Angelonia

· Celosia argentea plumosa – Dragon’s Breath™ Red Celosia

· Celosia cristata ‘Dracula’

· Colocasia esculenta Royal Hawaiian® ‘Black Coral’ – Black Coral Elephant Ear

· Duranta erecta ‘Cuban Gold’ – Cuban Gold Duranta

· Evolvulus – Blue My Mind ™ – Dwarf Morning Glory Evolvulus

· Gomphrena globosa ‘Ping Pong Lavender’

· Hibiscus acetosella ‘Mahogany Splendor’

· Impatiens – SunPatiens Spreading® Salmon Impatiens

· Impatiens – SunPatiens Spreading® Tropical Orange Impatiens

· Impatiens– SunPatiens® Compact Fire Red Impatiens

· Impatiens– SunPatiens® Compact Orange Impatiens

· Lantana – Lucky™ Peach Lantana

· Lantana – Lucky™ Red Lantana

· Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® ‘Fireworks’ – Variegated Red Fountain Grass

· Pentas lanceolata ‘Kaleidoscope Carmine’

· Salvia leucantha ‘Santa Barbara – Mexican Bush Sage

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Campfire’ – Campfire Coleus

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Shiny Shoes’ – Shiny Shoes Coleus

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Wasabi’ – Wasabi Coleus

· Tagetes erecta ‘Inca II Gold’ African Marigold

· Vinca ‘Jams ‘n Jellies Blackberry’

· Zinnia angustifolia ‘Star Orange’ – Star Orange Zinnia

 

Summers at Cheekwood garden flower

Bradford Robertson Color Garden Arches

· Alternanthera dentata ‘Purple Knight’

· Begonia – Megawatt™ Begonia Pink Bronze Leaf

· Canna x generalis – Canna Cannova® Rose

· Capsicum annuum ‘Black Hawk’ – Ornamental Pepper

· Colocasia esculenta ‘Elena’ – Elena Elephant Ear

· Colocasia esculenta Royal Hawaiian® ‘Black Coral’ – Black Coral Elephant Ear

· Duranta erecta ‘Cuban Gold’ – Cuban Gold Duranta

· Gomphrena globosa ‘Ping Pong Purple’

· Hibiscus acetosella ‘Mahogany Splendor’

· Impatiens – SunPatiens Vigorous® Magenta Interspecific Impatiens

· Lantana – Lucky™ Lavender Lantana

· Pennisetum First Knight™ – Ornamental Napier Grass

· Pentas lanceolata ‘Kaleidoscope Deep Rose’

· Pentas lanceolata Northern Lights® Lavender

· Perilla magilla – Beefstake Plant

· Salvia leucantha ‘All Purple’ – Mexican Bush Sage

· Salvia x ‘Love and Wishes’

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Trailing Bleeding Heart’ – Trailing Bleeding Heart Coleus

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Wasabi’ – Wasabi Coleus

· Tagetes erecta ‘Inca II Yellow’ African Marigold

· Zinnia angustifolia ‘Crystal Yellow’

· Zinnia marylandica – Zahara® Raspberry Zinnia

Robinson Family Water Garden

· Colocasia esculenta Royal Hawaiian® ‘Black Coral’ – Black Coral Elephant Ear

· Evolvulus – Blue My Mind ™ – Dwarf Morning Glory Evolvulus

· Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® ‘Fireworks’ – Variegated Red Fountain Grass

· Pentas lanceolata ‘Kaleidoscope Carmine’ – Pentas Kaleidoscope Pink

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Wasabi’ – Wasabi Coleus

Cheekwood Mansion Front Lawn

· Impatiens– SunPatiens® Compact Blush Pink Impatiens

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Glennis’ – Glennis Coleus

· Lantana – Lucky™ Lavender Lantana

Burr Terrace Garden

· Angelonia angustifolia – Archangel™ Cherry Red Angelonia

· Artemisia absinthium ‘Huntington Garden’

· Impatiens– SunPatiens® Compact Orchid Impatiens

· Lantana – Little Lucky™ Lemon Cream Lantana

· Lantana – Lucky™ Lemon Glow

· Pentas lanceolata ‘Kaleidoscope Appleblossom’

· Pentunia – Tidal Wave® Silver Petunia

· Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘UT Red’ – UT Red Coleus

 

Wills Perennial Garden

· Begonia – Whopper® Rose With Green leaf Begonia

Trial Terrace

· Agastache rugosa ‘Little Adder’

· Celosia ‘Twisted Red’

· Celosia cristata ‘Twisted Red Improved’

· Coreopsis Big Bang™ ‘Mercury Rising’

· Coreopsis verticillata Crème Caramel™

· Gaillardia x ‘Arizona Red Shades’ – Arizona Red Shades Blanket Flower

· Gaillardia x grandiflora Mesa™ Peach

· Gaura lindheimeri ‘Rosy Jane’

· Geum ‘Blazing Sunset’

· Helenium autumnale Mariachi™ Sombrero

· Helianthus salicifolius ‘Table Mountain’

· Pennisetum First Knight™ – Ornamental Napier Grass

· Pennisetum Regal Princess™

· Salvia microphylla x greggii ‘EGGBEN002’ Plant Patent #24,153 – Heatwave™ Blast

· Salvia x ‘Love and Wishes’

· Zinnia marylandica – Zahara® Sunburst Zinnia

Other Notable Blooms in the Gardens

· Autumn sage

· black and blue salvia

· black-eyed Susan

· bottlebrush buckeye

· butterflyweed

· chastetree

· coreposis

· crapemyrtle

· dahlia

· Echinacea ‘Tomato Soup’

· Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’

 

· giant coneflower

· Hibiscus x ‘Moy Grande’ (Color Garden)

· hydrangea

· Mexican petunia

· Mexican sunflower

· Miami crapemyrtle (in front of the Color Garden)

· Oakleaf hydrangea

· Shasta daisy

· summer phlox

· tall bellflower

· Tennessee coneflower

· whirling butterflies

There is something for everyone to see and do in the gardens at Cheekwood this summer! For more information on each of our gardens, visit cheekwood.org/explore/gardens.


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