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Hank Davis
On View April 1–May 7, 2023

Spring Blooms

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Blue-poppies in Bloom

Longwood Gardens forces Meconopsis 'Lingholm' to flower every year in March, producing large blossoms that average four inches in diameter. Blue-poppies are infrequently cultivated outside their native habitat, the high elevations of the Himalayan Mountains.

Upcoming Events

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Community Read 2023

Celebrate the tenth year of our Community Read and discover how food connects people, plants, and gardening. Read the books and join our Community Conversations with Black Food author Bryant Terry!

Upcoming Classes

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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.

On View Now–June 30, 2023

Voices in the Landscape

Embark on a beautifully poignant journey with storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston as she celebrates the strength, resilience, and contributions of the African American community through the lens of horticulture and the power of story.