Autumn’s Colors and Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens
Celebrate fall with chrysanthemums, music and more
September 6 – November 23, 2014
Longwood Gardens celebrates the harvest season with Autumn’s Colors, a festive showcase of fall colors. Longwood’s landscapes glow with shades of yellow, orange, purple, and red trees. Golden honey locusts and ginkgoes, scarlet sweet gums and sourwoods, and ruby northern red oaks add bursts of color.
While you’re there, don’t miss the newest outdoor garden at Longwood Gardens, the gorgeous 86-acre Meadow Garden, with three miles of walking and hiking trails featuring colorful fields of wildflowers, the historic Webb Farmhouse and Galleries and four learning pavilions.
From October 25 – November 23, more than 20,000 blooming chrysanthemums take over Longwood’s four-acre conservatory. Longwood’s experts have trained these fall favorites, creating cascades of color drape the Conservatory walls like flowery waterfalls.
The centerpiece of the festival is Longwood’s coveted Thousand Bloom chrysanthemum, featuring more than 1,300 perfectly arranged flowers — the largest of its kind grown outside of Asia.
You can see Longwood’s famous blooming Chrysanthemums flourish in the palatial Conservatory.
Wear comfortable shoes and leave yourself ample time to take in as much of Longwoods’ 300 acres as possible.
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