Place – Longwood Chrysanthemum Festival


Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, is having its yearly Chrysanthemum Festival. As always, the conservatory is filled with beautiful flowers and amazing feats of training the chrysanthemums to grow into unique shapes.

Here’s a close-up of one of the techniques they use.


There are shapes of all kinds to marvel over and enjoy. Most of these are created with only one chrysanthemum plant. Amazing!





Whatever the season, Longwood Gardens has something outstanding to enjoy.

19 thoughts on “Place – Longwood Chrysanthemum Festival

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    1. They are the last holdout in our area for flowers that bloom through the Autumn. I have some marigolds this year that are still holding on too. Other than that everything is just about finished for this year.


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