"Spring Blooms" at Longwood Gardens
Updated: May 7, 2018
A couple weeks ago, our family visited the exquisite Longwood Gardens at Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. And what an absolute horticultural delight it was!
"We plant hundreds of thousands of bulbs—daffodils, hyacinths, tulips, and more—purchased from Holland each October in preparation for Spring Blooms. The result is a tapestry of more than 200 varieties of gorgeous tulips of all bloom types, including single blooms, double blooms, and fringed, as well as flamed varieties that display the color breaks so prized by the Dutch and have been bred to remain stable."
1,077 acres of gardens, woodlands and meadows; over 245,000 spring bulbs in bloom in Idea Garden and Flower Garden Walk; 145,000 tulips in bloom; native azaleas and foam-flowers throughout Peirce's Woods; flowering trees and dainty herbaceous plants canopy Meadow Garden...
...need we say more? Here are some photos taken on our recent visit to Longwood Gardens.
All photographs by Maanasi & Sri.