Longwood’s Show Stoppers
Like any great production, we have a few select plants that are unanimously considered the “stars of the show.” While these signature plants each possess their own special “talent,” they all draw guests from around the country and world at certain times of years.
Once considered a myth, blue-poppies are alive and thriving today at Longwood Gardens.
At Longwood, cannas provide critical height in the borders and conservatory.
Creating our specialty chrysanthemum forms is a year-long process that takes patience and time.
For many years, ‘Cornflower Blue’ cineraria has been a traditional crop in the late winter/early spring displays.
Work began on this plant in 1976, when we launched our clivia breeding program with the goal of producing a superior yellow clivia.
Our tree-form poinsettias can reach heights of seven feet with heads measuring five feet in diameter.