Spring is here and the Garden is blooming!

There is an ever-changing display of beautiful flowers throughout the Garden. Come often and enjoy the show! Here is a lineup of our spring blooms:

Flowering dogwood

Flowering dogwood

Dogwoods from the Highmark Gazebo

Dogwoods from the Highmark Gazebo

Flowering dogwoods (Cornus florida)—Blooming Now! The Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow is an ethereal delight as our rare collection of dogwood trees is in bloom.

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Hellebores

Spring beauty

Spring beauty

English woodland blooms—March through May. Hellebores (Hellebore spp.), curious checkered lilies (Fritillaria meleagris),English bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)  and tiny spring beauties (Claytonia virginica).

Daffodils

Daffodils

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Storybook House


Daffodils at the Storybook House in the Bookworm GlenBlooming Now! Masses of large yellow Narcissus ‘California’ are scattered around this charming destination in the Woodlands.

Apple blossoms

Apple blossoms

Apple blossoms (Malus spp.)—late April and Early May. Fragrant pale pink and white blossoms light up the Heritage Apple Orchard.

Virginia bluebells

Virginia bluebells

Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica)—early May. Swaths of these spring ephemerals can be found along the path to the Lotus Pond. Stop and view their intricate details up close.

Last year's river of bulbs—daffodils and glory-of-the-snow

The river of bulbs—daffodils and glory-of-the-snow

Glory-of-the-snow

Glory-of-the-snow


River of bulbs—This colorful spectacle featured thousands of bulbs including (Chionodoxa forbesii) bulbs, which form the “water” part of the river, whose banks were lined with pale yellow daffodils. Done blooming – catch it next spring!