What's in Bloom

Bloom Highlights

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Sources for "What's in Bloom: Bloom Highlights" listings include the èèɫ's staff and database, as well as the publications and records of other botanic gardens, institutions, and the scientific community.

Dendrophylax lindenii, Ghost orchid

Ghost Orchid

One of the Garden’s rare ghost orchids has bloomed and is on display in the Tropical Greenhouse! The ghost orchid (Dendrophylax lindenii) is difficult to grow outside of its natural habitat, and the Garden is one of the few institutions in the world to have the plant

begonia megawatt

Osteospermum ecklonis 'Balostlueye' Blue Eyed Beauty African Daisy

African Daisy

Perfect for early spring color for garden bed and containers. The bright spring yellow and contrasting blue center grab your eye from afar. Grows 10"-14" tall. Tolerates cold spring weather and conditions.

Kitchen minis pepper

Viola × wittrockianaPansy Matrix Lavender Shades


Low-maintenance and big, showy flowers provide early color for garden beds, containers, and baskets. This variety provides unique bright hues of lavender and violet. Matrix provides more flowers per plant than other pansies to create high impact in your garden. Grows 8" tall; 8"-10" wide.