Bloom Report

What is blooming in our gardens at the moment

Kartause Ittingen’s splendid gardens are extensive. Take a leisurely stroll and discover some 1000 rose bushes, peonies, herbs and much more. The roses still are in bloom, you will love it!

23. Mai
Many peonies and rose bushes are blooming in the most beautiful colours.
Herb garden:
  • Valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.)
  • Birthwort (Aristolochia clematitis)
  • Sage(Salvia)
  • Lime tree
  • Hydrangea (entrance ‘Uesslinger Tor’)
  • Yellow Iris (Iris pseudacorus); pond
  • Bearded Iris (Iris germanica)

16. Mai
Peonies in full flower

All over the grounds:
  • Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
  • Golden chain tree (Laburnum anagyroides )
  • Elder (Sambucus nigra)
  • Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
  • Linaria purpurea
  • and much more!



16 May, along the south wall:
Fritz Nobis (shrub rose)

Ulrich Brunner (Hybrid Remontant)

Damask roses:
  • La Ville de Bruxelles
  • Ispahan
  • Stanwell Perpetual (Damask rose)

Moss roses:
  • Mme Edouard Ory
  • Mme Louis Lévêque
  • Henri Martin (Red Moos)
Rosa Rugosa:
  • Dr. Eckener
  • Pink Grootendorst
  • White Grootendorst
  • Rosa rugosa Tenuifolia
Hybrids Remontant
  • Baron Girod del l'An
  • Fischer & Holmes
  • Ulrich Brunner

8. Mai / 16. Mai
Rosa villosa (Rosa pimpfera)

Maigold (shrub rose)

Stanwell Perpetual (Damask rose)

First peonies

The following wild roses are in bloom:
  • Rosa highdownensis
  • Rosa farreri persetosa
  • Rosa sweginzowii macrocarpa
  • Rosa roxburghii
  • Rosa villosa
  • Aicha
  • Rosa pimpinellifolia
  • Rosa pendulina (alpina)
The following shrub roses are in bloom:
  • Fritz Nobis
  • Golden Wings (shrub rose)
  • Herbstfeuer (shrub rose)
  • Maigold (shrub rose)

Other roses:
  • Alchymist (climbing rose)
  • Dortmund (climbing rose)
  • New Dawn (climbing rose)
  • Louise Odier (Bourbon rose)
  • Unknown Chinese rose
Herb garden:

  • Diptam (Dictamnus albus )
  • Houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale)
  • Thymus vulgaris
  • Soapwort (Sponaria ocymoides)

All over the grounds:
  • Columbine (aquilegia) in various colours
  • First peonies
  • Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) pink/ white
  • Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

4. Mai
Aicha (Wildrose)
Verteilt über die ganze Anlage:
  • Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) pink/ white
  • Columbine (Aquilegia) in various colours
  • Fruit trees
  • Clematis

Rosa pimpinellifolia (Wildrose)

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