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Autumn's Colors

Autumn’s Colors

Dates & Price

On View September 10–November 20, 2016

Free with Gardens admission


When crisp, cool mornings awake us, golden hues paint our landscape, and children’s laughter abounds in our Garden Railway, we know that Autumn’s Colors has arrived.

It’s the perfect time of year to take a nature walk in our Meadow Garden, where you’ll be enveloped by colorful goldenrod, native asters, and meadow grasses.

Starting in mid-October, explore our Conservatory to see our most horticulturally intense display, Chrysanthemum Festival, which features our Thousand Bloom Mum, the largest mum in North America. When the sun sets, our Gardens remain aglow as the nighttime spectacle of Nightscape continues, and our popular Night of 1,000 Lights event returns.

Discover what's in bloom.

Explore Our Seasons

Orchid Extravaganza

Orchids have held a place of distinction at Longwood since 1922. Come celebrate their beauty and variety with our artful display.

Spring Blooms

Watch as spring color emerges to paint our landscape in vibrant hues. Breathe in the fresh spring air and relish the beauty of our Gardens.

Summer Spectacular

From sunrise to nightfall, there is more to do, see, and be amazed by in our Gardens than ever before.

Autumn's Colors

When crisp, cool mornings awake us and golden hues paint our landscape, we know that our season of Autumn’s Colors has arrived.

A Longwood Christmas

Thousands of seasonal plants fill our Conservatory during A Longwood Christmas. Outside, a magical world awaits.