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Tag Archives: what’s blooming

What’s Blooming? Camellias!



  Did you know that there are over 800 types of Camellias? The Cummer Gardens are home to both the Camellia japonica and the Camellia sasanqua. Camellia japonica blooms in the winter or early spring, and has large leaves and flowers. Camellia sasanqua blooms in the fall and has smaller, darker leaves with a smaller flower. It is also heartier […]

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What’s Blooming? Alyssum!



Alyssum is a type of annual that flowers for months, even through the winter in milder climates. It is a hardy native to Southern Europe, but…

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What’s Blooming? Plumbago!



The Cummer Store has a wide variety of gifts, trinkets, and art that would interest any customer. With a unique quality of product, customers with distinctive tastes are sure to find…

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What’s Blooming? Pink Supreme Roses



The Pink Supreme rose is known as a “flower carpet” because of its ability to beautifully cover the ground of a garden with bright and blooming foliage. Pink Supremes…

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What’s Blooming? Redbud!



The Redbud tree (sometimes a shrub) is native to North America from Southern Ontario all the way to Northern Florida. They are considered to be part of the pea and legume family with strong characteristics of both.

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What’s Blooming? Azaleas!



The Azalea, originally called Indica azalea, was first found in Japan when Asia was still the East Indies. Now azaleas not only pepper Asia and Europe, but they are also used in extraordinary quantity in the southeastern United States.

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