Spring Gardens

Spring is a fantastic time to visit us. Millions of blooms can be found throughout the Garden. Below is a list of some of the theme gardens at their best in the spring.

Bicentennial Rose Garden

The rose garden was dedicated in 1976 as a bicentennial tribute to the nation. This garden has been accredited as one of 130 All-American Rose Selections Display Garden.
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Border Walk

One of the Garden’s main pathways leads through the Border Garden. A variety of flowering shrubs including a row of white-flowering ‘Diane’ hibiscus provide a backdrop to mixed plantings of perennials and annuals. Learn more…

Colonial Herb Garden

The Colonial Garden evokes a time when man relied heavily on plants for his daily needs. This garden is filled with culinary, medicinal and ornamental plants from the colonial era. Learn more…

Enchanted Forest

This garden is located on a peninsula of land at the north end of the Garden. The mature overstory of oak, hickory, and pine creates a wonderful secluded retreat for walkers, birdwatchers and nature lovers.
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Rhododendron Glade

This area features many interesting trees and shrubs that thrive in a mature woodland setting. More than 175 varieties of rhododendrons and azaleas showcase their flowers each spring.
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