What's in Bloom

Take a colorful, light-hearted stroll through the tropical, subtropical and arid greenhouses and see the brilliance of the Orchid Show come to life from now through March 22. Lots of bright colors and foliage will freshen your senses! It’s orchid season here at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

Bloom Highlights

Download a detailed list of plants in bloom in all Garden areas.

 
Species March April May June
Snowdrop
(Galanthus sp.)

 

     
Vernal witch hazel
(Hamamelis sp.)

 

     
Pussy willow
(Salix sp.)

 

     
Crocus
(Crocus sp.)

 

 

   
Squill
(Scilla spp.)

 

 

   
Dwarf iris
(Iris reticulata)

 

 

   
Viburnum
(Viburnum sp.)

 

 

   
Forsythia
(Forsythia sp.)

 

 

   
Magnolia
(Magnolia sp.)
 

 

 

 

Cherry
(Prunus spp.)  
 

 

 

 
Cornelian cherry
(Cornus mas)
 

 

 

 
Daffodil
(Narcissus sp.)
 

 

 

 
Bishop's cap
(Epimedium)
 

 

 

 
Siberian bugloss
(Brunnera macrophylla)
 

 

 

 

Pear
(Pyrus spp.)
   

 

 
Tulip
(Tulipa sp.)
 

 

 

 
Fritillary
(Fritillaria sp.)
 

 

 

 
Crabapple
(Malus sp.)
   

 

 
Serviceberry
(Amelanchier sp.)
 

 

 

 
Rhododendron
(Rhododendron sp.)
 

 

 

 
Spirea
(Spiraea sp.)
   

 

 

Flowering quince
(Chaenomeles sp.)
 

 

 

 
Lilac
(Syringa sp.)
   

 

 

Trillium
(Trillium sp.)
   

 

 

Ornamental onion
(Allium sp.)
   

 

 

Lungwort
(Pulmonaria spp.)
   

 

 

Phlox
(Phlox sp.)
   

 

 

Euphorbia
(Euphorbia sp.)
   

 

 

Corydalis
(Corydalis lutea)
   

 

 

Bleeding heart
(Dicentra spp.)
   

 

 

Species March April May June