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Starting in late winter, and through the fall, Hudson River Park’s four+ miles abound with colorful flowers. Explore some of the highlights from the 2020 blooming season for a

For more of what we’re looking forward to this spring in the Park, visit our Countdown to Spring.

February

Witch Hazel
Witch Hazel
Hamamelis
A bee peeks its head into the winter jasmine for nectar
Winter Jasmine
Jasminum nudiflorum
Daffodil
Narcissus
Crocus
Crocus
Crocus sativus
Snowdrops
Snowdrops
Galanthus

March

Star Magnolia
Star Magnolia
Magnolia stellata
Saucer Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana
Callery Pear Tree
Callery Pear Tree
Pyrus calleryana
Cherry Blossoms
Prunus serrulata
Spirea White Blossoms
Spirea
Spiraea
Red Maple Tree
Red Maple Tree
Acer rubrum
Dogwood Tree Yellow Blossoms
Yellow Dogwood Tree
Cornus florida
Purple Leaf Plum
Prunus cerasifera
Forsythia
Forsythia
Forsythia europaea
Hyacinths
Hyacinth
Hyacinthus

April

Orange tulips
Tulips
Tulipa
White serviceberry blossoms
Serviceberry
Almelancier Canadensis
Red flowering quince flowers
Flowering Quince
Chaenomeles
Rugosa Rose
Rosa rugosa
Magenta crabapple blossoms add another layer of beauty near Pier 40
Crabapple Trees
Malus
White and green witch alder blossoms
Witch Alder
Purple and white jack frost flowers
Jack Frost
Brunnera macrophylla

May

allium
Allium
Allium giganteum
Bluebells
Bluebells
Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Pinkish red eastern red bud tree blooms
Eastern Red Bud Trees
Cercis canadensis
White dogwood blossoms
Dogwood
Cornus
Purple catmint bush
Catmint
Nepeta
flowers
Tim’s Tangerine
Geum Totally Tangerine, Avens

June

Pink knockout rose and a green bush
Knockout Roses
Rosa radrazz
Purple irises
Iris
Iris germanica
Yellowish Orange poppies
California Poppies
Eschscholzia californica
Red, orange and yellow daylillies
Daylilies
Hemerocallis
Yellow Coreopis flowers
Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata
Purple, blue and pink hydrangea flowers
Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophylla
Orange achillea flowers
Achillea
Achillea millefolium

July

Purple and Orange coneflowers
Coneflower
Echinacea
Red blooms on the Crocosmia Flowers
Crocosmia
Crocosmia aurea
Alstroemeria
Alstroemeria
Alstroemeria aurea
A large pink hibiscus flower with a dark pink center in the habitat garden
Hibiscus
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

August

Orange Canna Lilies
Orange Canna Lilies
Cannaceae
Peegee Hydrangea
Peegee Hydrangea
Hydrangea paniculata
Geranium “Rozanne”
Gerwat
Pink Crape Myrtle
Pink Crape Myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica
Purple sage and a butterfly
Sage
Salvia officinalis

September – Fall

Sunflower
Sunflower
Helianthus
Yellow black eyed susans flowers stare at the sun in Hudson River Park
Black-Eyed Susans
Rudbeckia hirta
Purple and pink buds on the butterfly bush
Butterfly Bush
Buddleja
Goldenrod
Goldenrod
Solidago