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Small Flowering Trees Class

Small Flowering Trees
Continuing Education

Dates & Price


Non-Members: $188

Members: $170

Flowering trees are among the most eye-catching plants in season.

Defined as flowering trees less than 40 feet tall, these plants make spectacular statements, accents, and specimen trees in any landscape. This course will focus on  identification, culture, and landscape uses of favorites such as dogwoods, cherries, and magnolias; in addition to some beautiful, lesser known species like the snowbell (Styrax spp.) and dove tree (Davidia involucrata).

This is a six session course that begins on Thursday, March 6 at 6:30 pm. Additional sessions occur on March 13, 20, 27, April 3 & 10.

Optional Exam

April 17

Guided Plant Walks

Thursdays, March 27, April 10, 2:45–5:45 pm or Saturdays, March 22, April 12, 9:00 am–12:00 pm


Bob Dougan

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2016 Continuing Education Catalog

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