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Ornamental and Native Shrubs Class

Ornamental and Native Shrubs
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

6 sessions

Thursdays, 5:00–7:00 pm
April 18–May 23, 2019

Optional Exam: May 30, 2019

Fee: $179 by March 5, 2019

$189 after March 5, 2019

Discover some of the most outstanding shrubs for the home landscape. No need to limit your selection to one variety. Explore how to incorporate native ornamental plants that naturalize. Discuss the aesthetic qualities, identification techniques, cultural practices, and landscape uses of many reliably hardy mid-Atlantic shrubs. Review the tried and true classics, popular flowering shrubs, native plants, new cultivars, plants that naturalize well, and lesser known species.

Core Course


Eva Monheim


Visitor Center Auditorium

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials.

Guided Plant Walks

Saturdays, May 4 and 18, 2019, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Thursdays, May 9 and 23, 2019, 1:00–4:00 pm

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.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog