Green Spring Gardens

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Gate locked at 5 p.m.

4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia

Judy Zatsick,
Manager

What's In Bloom

What's In Bloom

Green Spring Gardens features a national witch hazel collection and 22 themed gardens on over 31 acres, with a multitude of blooms throughout the year.  See what’s blooming this month!

Please protect the gardens and blooms by staying out of garden beds, and keep sporting equipment at home (no balls, kites, Frisbees, balloons, or flying objects). Commercial photography requires a permit. Thank you.

January Blooms

Baton Rouge dogwood (Cornus alba 'Minbat')

 

Camellia (Camellia japonica)

 

Edgeworthia (Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Goldfinch')

 

Heather (Erica x darleyensis 'Kramer's Red')

 

Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis hybrid)

 

Midwinter fire dogwood (Cornus sanguinea)

 

Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis)

 

Sweetbox (Sarcococca hookeriana)

 

Winter aconite (Eranthus hyemalis)

 

Winter red winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)

 

Witch hazel (Hamamelis)

 

February Blooms

Camellia (Camellia japonica)

 

Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas 'Spring Glow')

 

Crocus (Crocus sativus)

 

Edgeworthia (Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Goldfinch')

 

Flowering apricot (Prunus mume 'Peggy Clarke')

 

Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis hybid)

 

Snowdrops (Galanthus nivalis)

 

Sweetbox (Sarcococca hookeriana)

 

Winter aconite (Eranthus hyemalis)

 

Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox)

 

Witch hazel (Hamamelis)

 

March Blooms

Akebono Yoshino Cherry (Prunus × yedoensis 'Akebono')

 

Camellia (Camellia japonica)

 

Chinese fringe flower (Loropetalum chinense)

 

Cornelian cherry (Cornus mas 'Spring Glow')

 

Crocus (Crocus sativus 'Jeanne d'Arc')

 

Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus 'Jetfire')

 

Edgeworthia (Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Goldfinch')

 

Flowering apricot (Prunus mume 'Peggy Clarke')

 

Flowering apricot (prunus)

 

Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)

 

Grecian windflower (Anemone blanda)

 

Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis)

 

Iris (Iris reticulata hybrid 'Harmony')

 

Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis hybrid)

 

Lucile's glory-of-the-snow (Scilla luciliae)

 

Magnolia (Magnolia × loebneri 'Leonard Messel')

 

Stinking hellebore (Helleborus foetidus)

 

Witch hazel (Hamamelis)

 

April Blooms

Akebono Yoshino cherry (Prunus × yedoensis 'Akebono')

 

Asian bleeding heart (Lamprocapnos spectabilis)

 

Azalea (Rhododendron 'Delaware Valley White')

 

Azalea (Rhododendron periclymenoides 'Pinxterbloom')

 

Bridal wreath spirea (Spiraea prunifolia)

 

Camellia (Camellia japonica)

 

Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris)

 

Creeping phlox (Phlox subulata)

 

Doublefile viburnum (Viburnum plicatum 'Roseace')

 

Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis)

 

European pasqueflower (Pulsatilla vulgaris)

 

Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess')

 

Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa 'Cameo')

 

Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea)

 

Golden ragwort (Packera aurea)

 

Hardy geranium (Geranium sanguineum)

 

Iris (Iris reticulata hybrid, 'Harmony')

 

Lenten rose (Helleborus orientalis hybrid)

 

Lilac (Syringa)

 

Ornamental onion (Allium oreophilum)

 

Saucer magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana)

 

Silverbells (Halesia diptera)

 

Solomon's seal (Polygonatum odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Variegatum')

 

Spring starflower (Ipheion uniflorum)

 

Trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler')

 

Tulip (Tulipa 'Fringed Family')

 

Violet (Viola)

 

Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica)

 

Wall iris (Iris tectorum)

 

Wild blue phlox (Phlox divaricata)

 

Yellow jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens)

 

May Blooms

Blanket flower (Gaillardia grandiflora cv.)

 

Bleeding heart (Dicentra hybrid)

 

Chinese peony (Paeonia)

 

Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris)

 

Doublefile viburnum (Viburnum plicatum 'Roseace')

 

Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida f. rubra)

 

Hardy geranium (Geranium sanguineum)

 

Intersectional peony (Paeonia 'Bartzella')

 

Lettuce poppy (Papaver somniferum 'Lauren's Grape')

 

Lilac (Syringa)

 

Love-in-a-mist (Nigella damascena)

 

Moroccan poppy (Papaver atlanticum)

 

Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius cultivar)

 

Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum')

 

Ornamental onion (Allium oreophilum 'Gladiator')

 

Ornamental onion (Allium oreophilum 'Purple Splendor')

 

Peony (Peonia 'Ivory Treasure')

 

Peony (Peonia 'Sorbet')

 

Perennial cornflower (Centaurea montana)

 

Pink valerian (Valeriana pauciflora)

 

Poppy (Papaver rhoes 'Raspberry Ripple')

 

Rose (Rosa)

 

Sage (Salvia 'Teresa')

 

Silverbells (Halesia diptera)

 

Torch lily (Kniphofia)

 

Tree peony (Peonia 'Takara')

 

Tulip (Tulipa cultivar)

 

Yellow false indigo (Baptisia sphaerocarpa)

 

June Blooms

Beebalm (Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline')

 

Beebalm (Monarda fistulosa hybrid)

 

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta 'Cappuccino')

 

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta 'Indian Summer')

 

Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus)

 

Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Petite Lilac Lady')

 

Daylily (Hemerocallis)

 

Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica)

 

Lettuce poppy (Papaver somniferum 'Lauren's Grape')

 

Lettuce poppy (Papaver somniferum)

 

Lily (Lilium)

 

Pink valerian (Valeriana pauciflora)

 

Preuvian lily (Alstroemeria)

 

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

 

Queen Anne's lace (Daucus carota 'Dara')

 

Queen of the prairie (Filipendula rubra)

 

Rose (Rosa)

 

Sage (Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue')

 

Spiderwort (Tradescantia selection)

 

Stokes' aster (Stokesia laevis)

 

Torch lily (Kniphofia 'Backdraft')

 

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium 'Pomegranate')

 

July Blooms

Beebalm (Monarda fistulosa hybrid)

 

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun')

 

Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus)

 

Daylily (Hemerocallis)

 

False sunflower (Heliopsis heliathoides)

 

Formosa lily (Lilium formosanum)

 

Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica)

 

Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium)

 

Lily (Lilium)

 

Lotus (Nelumbo)

 

Orange milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

 

Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

 

Thornapple (Datura innoxia)

 

Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)

 

September Blooms

Amaranth (Amaranthus)

 

Amarcrinum (x Amarcrinum 'Howardii')

 

Asian anemone (Anemone selection)

 

Asian beautyberry (Callicarpa dichotoma)

 

Aster (Asteraceae)

 

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

 

Blanketflower (Gaillardia grandiflora 'Arizona Sun')

 

Cats whiskers (Orthosiphon aristatus)

 

Colchicum (Colchicum autumnale)

 

Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus)

 

Crested cockscomb (Celosia argentea)

 

Crested cockscomb (Celosia cristata)

 

Garden dahlia (Dahlia pinnata)

 

Globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa 'Ping Pong Purple' )

 

Hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus)

 

Ivy-leaved cyclamen (Cyclamen hederifolium)

 

Lotus (Nelumbo)

 

Mexican bush salvia (Salvia leucantha)

 

Moundlily yucca (Yucca gloriosa 'Variegata')

 

Obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana)

 

Rain lily (Zephyranthes candida)

 

Red spider lily (Lycoris radiata)

 

Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

 

Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)

 

October Blooms

Anemone (Anemone 'Honorine Jobert')

 

Asian beautyberry (Callicarpa dichotoma)

 

Coreopsis (C. gladiata)

 

Crabapple (Malus)

 

Crested cockscomb (Celosia cristata)

 

Cuphea (Cuphea cyanea)

 

Garden dahlia (Dahlia pinnata)

 

Garden mum (Chrysanthemum 'Single Apricot')

 

Gentian sage (Salvia patens)

 

Mexican bush salvia (Salvia leucantha)

 

Moundlily yucca (Yucca gloriosa 'Variegata')

 

Rain lily (Zephyranthes candida)

 

Sage (Salvia leucantha 'White Mischief')

 

Toad lily (Tricyrtis)

 

Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Gold')

 

Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red')

 

Wrinkleleaf goldenrod (Solidago rugosa)

 

November Blooms

American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)

 

Camellia (Camellia japonica)

 

Garden mum (Chrysanthemum 'Virginia Sunshine')

 

Gentian sage (Salvia patens)

 

Trumpet honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler')

 

Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Gold')

 

Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)

 

Witch hazel (Hamamelis virginiana 'Harvest Moon')

 

December Blooms

American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)

 

Baton Rouge dogwood (Cornus alba 'Minbat')

 

Camellia (Camellia japonica 'Professor Charles Sargent')

 

Camellia (Camelia japonica 'Snow Flurry')

 

Camellia (Camellia japonica)

 

Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Scarlet Leader')

 

Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire')

 

Edgeworthia (Edgeworthia chrysantha 'Goldfinch')

 

Firethorn (Pyracantha)

 

Heather (Erica x darleyensis 'Kramer's Red')

 

Ogon Spirea (Spiraea thunbergii 'Ogon')

 

Poppymallow (Callirhoe)

 

Snowdrops (Galanthus)

 

Winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata)

 

Witch hazel (Hamamelis)

 
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