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Becca Mathias
On View Now–March 26, 2023

Winter Wonder

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Historical Preservation

Longwood to Acquire Delaware Estate

We are excited to announce a momentous moment in Longwood's history—we have entered into an agreement to purchase and operate Granogue, the 505-acre estate and long-time residence of the late Mr. and Mrs. Irénée du Pont, Jr. located in New Castle County in northern Delaware.

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Gardens

Acacia Passage in Bloom

Acacia leprosa, the species growing in our Acacia Passage, is commonly known as cinnamon wattle because when its leaves are crushed in warm weather they release a cinnamon-like fragrance.

Upcoming Classes

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Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 1:00 PM

Science Saturday

Join Dr. Peter Zale, Associate Director, Conservation Horticulture & Plant Breeding, as we discuss our evolving plant exploration program, and how its partnerships and research contribute to the conservation of the world’s orchid diversity.

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Gardens

Beauty in the Making

As Longwood Reimagined: A New Garden Experience continues to take shape and as our cultural landscape evolves, we are delighted to share with you a few of the many facets of this incredibly detailed project … so you can see true beauty in the making.

Event

Community Read

In 2023—the tenth year of our Community Read—we’re exploring the concept of food as a connector.