Annual Blooming Schedule
Winter - January 1 through February 28
See Bellingrath's famed Winter Wonderland, including a wide variety of camellias. Stroll through 65 acres and enjoy the blooms of tulips, pansies, snapdragons, daffodils, flowering cabbage and kale, poppies, primrose and paper white narcissus. Join us as for Celebrate Camellias weekend and Rose Pruning Party in February, as well as our Winter Wednesdays programs.
Spring - March 1 through April 30
The wondrous blooms of spring can be found at Bellingrath Gardens and Home! See the nationally-remarked azalea season, Easter lilies, hydrangeas, marigolds, salvia, fuschia, impatiens, delphiniums, geraniums and more! Celebrate a variety of special events, including the Azalea Trail Maid Day, Festival of Flowers, Easter Egg Hunt, the annual Camellia Classic Car Show, the annual Mobile Rose Society Rose Show and other seasonal events!
- Azaleas! - March 15-April 5
- Enjoy the blooms of over 250,000 azaleas in an explosion of color that encompasses the 65 acre estate. Varieties include 'Formosa,' 'Daphne Salmon,' 'Southern Charm,' 'Pride of Mobile,' 'G.G. Gerbing,' 'George L. Tabor,' 'Christmas Cheer,' and many more!
Summer - May 1 through September 30
Enjoy the warm days of summer reflected in the blooms of roses, allamandes, hibiscus, caladiums, copper plants, coleus, vinca, petunias, marigolds, begonias, ornamental peppers, bougainvillea and much more. Also, make sure to visit the 2004 Top Public Rose Garden in the United States, as voted by All-America Rose Selections. Participate in our summer Wonderful Wednesdays programs and make sure to show Mom how much she's appreciated at the annual Mother's Day Evening Garden Concert.
Fall - October 1 through November 27
See Bellingrath as it colors transition from the tropicals of summer to the rustic hues of autumn. See salvia, coleus, copper plants, hibiscus, early garden-style chrysanthemums and more! Also, the fall features the nation's largest outdoor display of cascading chrysanthemums at Bellingrath. Mum's the Word at Bellingrath for our Fall Festival! Bring the children out for a variety of family-fun activities including the Balloon Glow at the Gardens and the Mum Festival Family Day.
- Cascading Mum Display - November 1 through November 22 As the nation's largest outdoor display of cascading chrysanthemums, Bellingrath's Cascading Mum Display is a site to see! Bedded, potted and cascading mums encompass the Gardens in the fall colors of red, orange, bronze, yellow, white, pink and more.
Holiday - December 1 through December 31
Enjoy the holiday season ablaze with poinsettias in the shades of red, pink, white, yellow, green and marbled effects. See Christmas mums, snapdragons, pansies, flowering cabbage and kale, violas, paper whites and more. Also, a trip to Bellingrath during the holiday season is not complete with Magic Christmas in Lights.