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What's Blooming Now - Spring

Spring Sensation

Submitted: May 15, 2020, 11:08 a.m.
By: Jason Baker, Curator

The Daffodils, Crabapples, and Pears are all coming to an end giving way to the Lilacs and Wisteria that are in full swing.


Sensation Lilac (Syringa vulgaris ’Sensation’)

This beautiful cultivar sports striking purple flowers edged in white.


Robb’s Spurge (Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae)

Robb’s Spurge is a spreading perennial that can grow in full sun and partial shade.


Yagumo Tree Peony (Paeonia suffruticosa ‘Yagumo’)

Unlike the perennial Peony, Tree Peonies are shrub-like and can grow to more than four feet tall.


Variegated Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum ‘Variegatum')

This shade-loving perennial grows under the cover of the Serviceberry Tunnel on the Floral Walk.


Doublefile Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Shasta’)

Doublefile Viburnums produce an inflorescence of small greenish-white flowers in the center surrounded by large-petaled sterile flowers.

Red Butte Garden is hosting a special Tomato Plant Sale and Fundraiser! Not only will you get an assortment of beautiful tomato plants, but your purchase will also help support Red Butte Garden when we need it most.

Photos by Jason W. Baker