What flowers grow in NC mountains?

Here are some of the most popular Spring and Summer blooms that you may see in the area:

  • Catawba Rhododendron. Bloom June-Early July.
  • Rosebay Rhododendron. Bloom June-July.
  • Flame Azalea. Bloom June-July.
  • Mountain Laurel. Bloom June-July.
  • Pinxter Flower. Bloom April-May.
  • Bee Balm. July-August.
  • Trillium. Bloom April-May.
  • Turks Cap Lily.

What is the flower for North Carolina?

Flowering dogwoodNorth Carolina / State flowerCornus florida, the flowering dogwood, is a species of flowering tree in the family Cornaceae native to eastern North America and northern Mexico. An endemic population once spanned from southernmost coastal Maine south to northern Florida and west to the Mississippi River. Wikipedia

What plants grow best in Western North Carolina?

Best Native Plants for WNC Gardens

  • Carolina Lupine, Thermopsis Villosa.
  • Bee Balm, Monarda Didyma.
  • Hydrangea, Hydrangea Quercifolia.
  • Oconee Bells, Shortia Galacifolia.
  • Crab Apple Trees, Malus Angustifolia.
  • Southern Magnolia Trees, Magnolia Macrophylla.

Where are wildflowers in NC?

Wildflowers Have Already Started Blooming In North Carolina And These Are The 9 Best Places To See Them

  • Lake Lure.
  • Tramway.
  • Mountain Farm Museum in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • Catawba Falls Trail in Pisgah National Forest.
  • Grassy Ridge Bald in Pisgah National Forest.

What is NC state flower and tree?

the dogwood tree
“Dogwood in bloom.” Online on Flickr.In 1941 the North Carolina General Assembly designated the flower of the dogwood tree (Cornaceae) as the official state flower.

What is the state dog of North Carolina?

Plott Hounds
Plott Hounds: The State Dog of North Carolina.

What planting zone is Western NC?

North Carolina is comprised of five hardiness zones, ranging from USDA Zone 6a (in the western part of the state with its higher elevations and colder temperatures) to USDA Zone 8a. The Triangle region of Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill has zones from 7a (colder) to 8a (warmer).