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Experience our dazzling seasonal displays that elevate the art of horticulture and our special exhibitions that help you explore and connect to Longwood.

Upcoming Events

Festival of Fountains

Now–September 26, 2021

From vibrant blooms to dancing fountains, enjoy the beauty of summer in our Gardens.

Autumn’s Colors

October 2–November 14, 2021

Surround yourself in our painted landscape and wide open vistas, and feel like a kid again with our playful Garden Railway.

Chrysanthemum Festival

October 16–November 14, 2021

Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of carefully nurtured and trained chrysanthemums.

A Longwood Christmas

November 19, 2021–January 9, 2022

From towering trees to acres of twinkling lights, A Longwood Christmas makes your holiday oh so merry and bright.

Discover Iconic Plants

Blooms in Action

Watch this stunning collection of time-lapse images of some of our iconic plants coming into bloom, captured by former research intern Ty Seely.

All About Camellias

Watch as Dr. Matt Taylor, Director, Research and Conservation, explains our Camellia breeding process.

A Fine Vine: Clematis

Join Jeff Jabco, an instructor in our Continuing Education program, as he showcases the top five Clematis in this year’s International Trial.

Pierre’s Poplar

Meet one of the tallest trees at Longwood Gardens—and get a bird’s eye view as Longwood’s Arborists attempt to measure this champion tree.

Explore Online Exhibitions

Water & Wonder

Learn about the history of our fountain shows, the addition of fireworks, and the creative minds that bring these unforgettable spectacles to life.

Voices in the Landscape

Take an audio tour that celebrates the African American community through the lens of horticulture and the power of story.

Stroll Through Spring

Seasonal Beauty

Enjoy these quiet walks through the beauty of spring, including daffodils, magnolias, and cherry trees.

Gardens Spotlight

We’ve dug into photo and video archives to share the inspiration and beauty of favorite past displays. Enjoy spring splendor from 2018.

Tulip Time—Idea Garden

Join Garden Manager Roger Davis as he shares spring’s quintessential flower in full bloom in our Idea Garden.

Wonderful Wisteria

Escape to our Gardens as you enjoy this stunning video showcasing our beautiful wisteria in bloom.

Peony Paradise

Take a virtual stroll through our colorful Peony Garden in beautiful bloom.

Take an Online Peek at Summer

Stroll Our Rose Arbor

Always a highlight in June, the arches in this inviting circular garden are covered with the vibrant pink Rosa ‘American Pillar’.

See What Autumn Has to Offer

Delight in Christmas Past

Peirce-du Pont House Tree

Take a closer look at the Peirce-du Pont House tree, decked out with a collection of whimsical, nostalgic, and enchanting ornaments.

Conservatory Virtual Visit

Enjoy highlights from our dazzling display, where perfect poinsettias and towering trees create a magical holiday scene.

Holiday Light Spectacular

Enjoy the twinkling lights of A Longwood Christmas as we share highlights from our award-winning outdoor display.

Holiday Plant Tour

Conservatory Manager Karl Gercens shares a few of his favorite plants gracing our holiday display. Some make great house plants, too!

Discover Winter Wonder

The Wondrous Winter Landscape

Join Director of Continuing Education Matthew Ross as he shares some of his favorite plants that ignite the winter landscape.