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Parks in Bloom

Manhattan Bloom Guide

* — denotes a plant native to the New York City area.

April

  • Cherry tree(Prunus spp.)
    • Riverside Park: 91st Street; Promenade, 73rd to 83rd Streets
    • Theodore Roosevelt Park: 81st Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
    • St Nicholas Park: Hillside, 135th Street
    • Wallenberg Playground: 190th Street
  • Crabapple (Malus spp.)
    • Riverside Park: 91st Street; Riverfront, 100th to 125th Streets
    • Seward Park
    • Broadway Malls: 60th to 122nd Streets
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
  • Crocus (Crocus spp.)
    • Morningside Park: 123rd Street entrance
    • Riverside Park Promenade: 73rd to 83rd Street
    • Theodore Roosevelt Park: 81st Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
    • St. Nicholas Park: Playground Area, 141st Street
  • Daffodils
    Daffodil (Narcissus spp.)

    Daffodil (Narcissus spp.)
    • DeWitt Clinton Park: Hillslope at 12th Avenue
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
    • Theodore Roosevelt Park: 81st Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
    • St. Nicholas Park: Hillside, 135th Street; Playground Area, 141st Street
    • Union Square Park: South Plaza
    • Collect Pond Park
    • Tompkins Square Park: Sandra Turner Garden
    • St. Catherine's Playgound
    • Riverside Park: Fireman's Memorial; Cherry Walk, 120th to 125th Streets; 138th Street; 100th Street
    • Sakura Park: 123rd Street and Grant's Tomb
    • Carl Schurz Park
    • Morningside Park: Hillside, 121st Street; Hillside, 123rd Street; Tom Kiel Arboretum, 116th Street and Morningside Avenue
    • East River Park: 6th Street; Ampitheatre
    • Corlears Hook Park: FDR Drive
    • Seward Park
    • Washington Square Park
    • Marcus Garvey Park
    • Jackie Robinson Park: 145th Street and stairway
    • Madison Square Park
    • Broadway Malls: 60th to 122nd Streets
    • Harlem River Drive
    • Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center: 113th Street and the FDR Drive
  • Hellebore (Helleborus spp.)
  • Magnolia (Magnolia spp.)
    • Corlears Hook Park
  • Pansies
    Pansy (Viola spp.)

    Pansy (Viola spp.)
    • Madison Square Park: Fountain Urns; Reflecting Pool Beds
  • Quince (Cydonia oblonga)
    • Riverside Park: 103rd Street entrance
  • Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
    • Riverside Park
  • Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis)
    • Carl Schurz Park: Promenade
  • Witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana)*
    • Carl Schurz Park: East 84th Street and East End Avenue
    • Stuyvesant Square Park

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May

  • Azalea(Rhododendron spp.)
    • Riverside Park: 150 St & Riverside Dr
  • Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis)
    • Morningside Park: Tom Kiel Arboretum, 116 St & Morningside Avenue
  • Cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)
    • Broadway Mall: 60 Street; 63 Street; 66 Street
  • Crocus (Crocus spp.)
    • Morningside Park: 123rd Street entrance
    • Riverside Park: Promenade, 73rd to 83rd Street
    • Theodore Roosevelt Park: 81st Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
    • St. Nicholas Park: Playground Area, 141st Street
  • Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)
    • Riverside Park: 150 St & Riverside Dr
    • Broadway Mall: 60-70 Streets
  • Grape hyacinths (Muscari spp.)
    • St Nicholas Park: Subway Entrance, 135 Street; Playground and Lawn, 141 St
    • Marcus Garvey Park
    • Union Square Park: South Plaza
    • East River Park: 6th Street Garden
    • Madison Square Park: Conkling statue
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
  • Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.)
    • Morningside Park
  • Common Quince Flower
    Quince (Cydonia oblonga)

    Quince (Cydonia oblonga)
    • Riverside Park: 103rd Street entrance
  • Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
    • Riverside Park
  • Tulip (Tulipa spp.)
    • St Nicholas Park: Subway Entrance, 135 Street; Playground and Lawn, 141 St
    • Riverside Drive and 138 Street
    • Union Square Park: South Plaza
    • Carl Schurz Park: Hoop Garden, 86 Street
    • Corlears Hook Park: Flagpole Garden
    • Tompkins Square Park: 8 Street & Avenue A
    • Washington Square Park: Thompson St Entrance; 5 Avenue Entrance
    • Broadway Malls: 60-70th Streets
    • Park Avenue Malls: 60-96 Streets
    • Verdi Square
    • Dante Square
    • Marcus Garvey Park: Madison Ave & 123 Street; 5 Ave & 124 Street
    • Harlem Art Park: 120 Street between Lexington & 3 Avenue
    • Jackie Robinson Park: Stairway, 145 Street
    • Madison Square Park: Dog Run; Conkling Statue

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June

  • Asiatic lilies (Lilium spp.)
    • Jackie Robinson Park: Stairway, 145 Street
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudibeckia fulgida)
    • Marcus Garvey Park: Madison Ave & 122 Street
  • Bluebells (Mertensia spp. )
    • St Nicholas Park: Hillside, 131 St
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia spp.)
    • Carl Schurz Park
    • Theodore Roosevelt Park: Circular Garden, 77 Street
    • Marcus Garvey Park: 120 Street & 5 Avenue
  • Cleome (Cleome spp.)
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
  • Columbine (Aquilegia spp.) and other woodland plants
    • Morningside Park: Woodlands, 120 Street
  • Daylilly (Hemerocallis spp.)
    • St Nicholas Park: 133 St Terrace
    • Tompkins Square Park: 7th Street
    • Morningside Park: Entrance, 110 Street
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
  • Hibiscus (Hibiscus spp.)
    • Madison Square Park: Beds, 23 Street & Madison Ave
  • Hollyhock (Alcea spp.)
    • Tompkins Square Park: Viewing Garden
    • Jackie Robinson Park: Stairway, 145 Street; 153 Street & Bradhurst
    • East River Park: Garden, 6 Street
  • Iris (Iris spp.)
    • Morningside Park: Pond, 113 Street
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
  • Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
    • Tompkins Square Park: Sandra Turner Garden
    • Broadway Mall: 60 Street; 63 Street
  • Rose (Rosa spp.)
    • East River Park: North of Grand Street
    • Battery Park: Battery Place
    • Theodore Roosevelt Park: Circular Garden, 77 Street
    • Broadway Malls: 65 Street; 68 Street
    • Sherman Square
    • Jackie Robinson Park: Stairway, 145 Street
    • Stuyvesant Square Park
  • Sunflower (Helianthus spp.)
    • Madison Square Park: Around Playground
  • Yarrow (Achillea spp.)
    • Morningside Park: Entrance, 110 Street

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July

  • Ageratum (Ageratum spp.)
  • Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
  • Astilbe (Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel')
  • Beebalm (Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet')
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
  • Blue salvia, Germander sage, or Mexican blue sage (Salvia chamaedryoides)
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii)
  • Canna (Canna spp.)
  • Catmint (Nepeta x fassenii)
  • Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae')
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Stella d’Oro')
  • Dusty Miller (Centaurea cinerea)
  • English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
  • Globe thistle (Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow')
  • Hibiscus (Hibiscus 'Pyrenese Pink')
  • Heather (Calluna vulgaris)
  • Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
  • Hosta (Hosta 'Halcyon')
  • Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue')
  • Impatiens (Impatiens spp.)
  • Mountain fleece (Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail')
  • Oak-Leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
  • Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus')
  • Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) INVASIVE
  • Rose mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Blue River')
  • Roses (Rosa spp.)
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
  • Sage (Salvia splendens)
  • Spiderflower (Cleome hassleriana)
  • South American verbena (Verbena bonariensis)
  • Southern catalpa or Indian bean tree (Catalpa bignonioides)
  • Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
  • Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
  • Tickseed (Coreopsis tinctoria)
  • Wave Petunia (Petunia 'Purple Wave')
  • Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)

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August

  • Ageratum (Ageratum spp.)
  • Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
  • Astilbe (Astilbe japonica 'Red Sentinel')
  • Beebalm (Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet')
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
  • Blue salvia, Germander sage, or Mexican blue sage (Salvia chamaedryoides)
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii)
  • Canna (Canna spp.)
  • Catmint (Nepeta x fassenii)
  • Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae')
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Stella d'Oro')
  • Dusty Miller (Centaurea cinerea)
  • English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
  • Globe thistle (Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow')
  • Hibiscus (Hibiscus 'Pyrenese Pink')
  • Heather (Calluna vulgaris)
  • Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
  • Hosta (Hosta 'Halcyon')
  • Impatiens (Impatiens spp.)
  • Mountain fleece (Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail')
  • Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
  • Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus')
  • Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) INVASIVE
  • Rose mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Blue River')
  • Roses (Rosa spp.)
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
  • Sage (Salvia splendens)
  • Spiderflower (Cleome hassleriana)
  • Stonecrop (Sedum 'Rosy Glow')
  • South American verbena (Verbena bonariensis)
  • Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
  • Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
  • Wave Petunia (Petunia 'Purple Wave')
  • Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)

September

  • Ageratum (Ageratum spp.)
  • Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)
  • Blue salvia, Germander sage, or Mexican blue sage (Salvia chamaedryoides)
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii)
  • Canna (Canna spp.)
  • Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica 'Raspberry Sundae')
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis spp.)
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Stella d’Oro')
  • Dusty Miller (Centaurea cinerea)
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
  • Globe thistle (Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow')
  • Hibiscus (Hibiscus 'Pyrenese Pink')
  • Mountain fleece (Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail')
  • Oakleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
  • Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus')
  • Rose mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos 'Blue River)
  • Roses (Rosa spp.)
  • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
  • Spiderflower (Cleome hassleriana)
  • Stonecrop (Sedum 'Rosy Glow)
  • South American verbena (Verbena bonariensis)
  • Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
  • Wave Petunia (Petunia 'Purple Wave')

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