No spring would be complete without a visit to Longwood Gardens outside
Philadelphia and Wilmington. There are four major show greenhouses
like this one, plus another 18 working greenhouses, many of them open to
Clivia clusters come in pale yellow or bright orange.
Cluster of orange clivia.
Asiatic Lilly; they are large, almost ten inches across.
Pale pink herbaceous peony; bushes were covered in blossoms.
Snow White Herbaceous peony.
Madonna Blue Hydrangeas
Ice Blue Hydrangeas
Hanging basket of pale pink hydrangeas.
Basket of mixed hydrangeas.
Center aisle of the conservatory.
Winter begonias /Rieger begonias. New to me and beautiful.
Orange Rieger begonias.
Osteospermum / African daisies.
Pink kalanchoe and pale green umbrella plant /scheffleria.
Big pink gerbera daisies.
Big orange gerbera daisies.
"The Pearl" dinner plate hibiscus - 12 inches in diameter - gorgeous.
"Flickering Fire" - a new geranium.
A corner of the conservatory.
Raspberry Ripple Carnation
Yellow and white columbine.
"Midnight Sun" hibiscus.
Purple and white columbine
Pink Canterbury Bells
Blue Canterbury Bells
Pink Butterfly Flowers
Purple Butterfly Flowers
Bartlettina, from Mexico. These clusters are about 8" in diameter.
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