FLOWER SHOWS



Summer Flower Show

May 3 through October 5, 2014

We will feature some new plants for the 2014 Summer Show including the Cartwheel series of Gerbera Daisy, with very large, semi-double flowers; and Kangaroo Paw Cape Red Lead.  Fragrance for the show will be powered by our fantasic Oriental Lilies, Roses, and Heliotrope.  Show is complemented with some blue Agapanthus, various geraniums, caladium  and Petunias.

See a video of the 2012 Summer Flower Show here.

 

Fall Flower Show

October 11 through November 30, 2014  (CLOSED NOVEMBER 3 – 7)

While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom.

 

Holiday Flower Show

December 6, 2014 through January 4, 2015

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attraction at the Conservatory today. It is a visual sensation to behold featuring hundreds of poinsettias.

See a video of the 2010 Holiday Flower Show here.

 

Winter Flower Show

January 10 through March 15, 2015

The Winter Show will have a mixture of the purple, red, pink and yellow.  Plants highlighted will be various Cyclamen, Pansies, Viola, Cineraria, Amaryllis, Primula , Azaleas, Camellias, and Velthemia with their pink flower spikes.  Fragrance to the show will be supplies by various Oriental lilies and Papewhite Narcissus. The addition of spring ephemerals will happen to this show in 2015.  Some examples may be various bulbs, short grasses, forsythia.

See a video of the Winter Flower Show here.

 

Spring Flower Show

March 21 through April 26, 2015

We will feature the Hydrangea Oregon Pride and Blauemesiter that turns out purple. Tulips, Hyacinth, Asiatic lilies, Oriental lilies, Calla, Bearded Iris, Allium, Crocus and Grape Hyacinth will be the featured flowers. The shows color theme this year is purple.