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Water from fountains shoots into the air and is illuminated in many colors at night.
Hank Davis
On View Now–October 27, 2024

Festival of Fountains

closeup of yellow-petaled flower with golden-brown center, atop slender green stem, surrounded by unopened buds and green leaves

Gardens

Cup-plant in Bloom

Found in our Meadow Garden, Silphium perfoliatum is a native perennial that grows to 8 feet tall. It is named for its perfoliate leaves, which clasp around the stem to form a cup that collects water for birds and insects.

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Tall dark green Italian cypress trees are amid the new plantings that reach toward the glass ceiling of a large conservatory being newly planted.

Gardens

Beauty in the Making

As we await the opening of Longwood Reimagined: A New Garden Experience on November 22, we are delighted to share with you a few of the many facets of this project … so you can see true beauty in the making.

August 16, 2024 at 6:00 pm

Science Series: Evaluating Trees for the Future

Along with Associate Director of Collections Tony Aiello, explore how, as a forward-thinking institution, we evaluate our existing trees here at Longwood for the future and decide what trees we should add, breed, grow, or manage in our collections to ensure we have a healthy canopy in 2044, 2064, 2104, and beyond. Free with Gardens admission.