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What’s Beautiful Now: Greenest Acres

Posted in What's Beautiful Now on May 15 2017, by Matt Newman

Photo of Magnolia x wieseneriThis week the herbaceous peonies are sitting in the spotlight, just as their buds begin to burst into whorls of white, red, and pink along the pathway before the Haupt Conservatory. These brief but beautiful flowers are a must-see in spring!

Elsewhere in the Garden, the azaleas are still showing some color as they begin their decline, and the greenery of our 250 acres is on full display, filling out the Forest with the airy glow of millions of new leaves. You won’t regret a stroll on our miles of trails.

Check out what else is happening at the Garden this week.

Auricula Theater

Auricula Theater
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Pots of charming primroses grace their own special theater as we carry on a tradition from Victorian England. Located in the Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden.

 

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