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  • Yearly Bloom Calendar - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Walk has white rose and pale green hellebores and blooming nearby are deliciously fragrant pink and white viburnums with early flowering rhododendrons beneath At the Quarry Garden you can find yellow cornelian cherry dogwoods in bloom with yellow daffodils and blue glory of the snow The East Terrace lawn of the museum is filled with blue glory of the snow and nearby are fragrant white winter honeysuckle and yellow winter jasmine March 30 It s finally here The March Bank is at its peak with millions of scilla and glory of the snow in full bloom The sea of blue starts in the Azalea Woods covers the entire March Bank and spills down into the Glade This bulb combination has seeded throughout the garden and is accented with the pale yellow of cornelian cherry dogwoods early forsythia and daffodils The other main display this time of year is the Winterhazel Walk just coming into flower The pale yellow winter hazels and the lavender and pink Korean rhododendrons are just breaking bud along with the lavender corydalis and the white and burgundy lenten rose With warm weather the March Bank show will not last long so be sure not to miss it April 7 The garden is alive with color as we head into the month of April at Winterthur The March Bank and Azalea Woods are still making a show with blue glory of the snow accented by white and lavender Italian windflowers white bloodroot and cheery yellow daffodils Winterhazel Walk dazzles with the beautiful combination of pale yellow winter hazel and lavender Korean rhododendron Take a walk to the Quarry Garden to see yellow daffodils and corydalis and to Azalea Woods to see pale pink rhododendrons The Pinetum Quince Walk is in bloom with shrubs in various shades and blooming nearby is the pale blue starflower Throughout Winterthur you can enjoy yellow forsythia and pink flowering cherries pink and white magnolias and beautiful stands of daffodils just beginning to color the hillsides April 14 The garden is filled with color this week As the lavender and yellow show of the Winterhazel Walk starts to fade the Sundial Garden is reaching its full splendor White and pink magnolias are in full bloom along with spireas flowering quince and flowering cherries These colors can also be found in the Pinetum along with the pink blossoms of the royal azaleas While in the Pinetum don t miss the Quince Walk which is lined with pink salmon white and red varieties The March Bank and Azalea Woods are now filled with blue and white flowers of the Italian windflower native Trilliums and the tiny yellow blossoms of primroses Throughout the garden there are thousands of daffodils in bloom along with such spring treasures as early flowering rhododendrons corydalis native pachysandra and many others April 20 Now is the time to come to Winterthur and enjoy the early spring bloom White and pink magnolias and pink cherries are in full bloom along with native dogwoods and redbuds ready to pop Virginia bluebells lavender and white Italian windflowers yellow forsythia and lavender rhododendrons can all be found blooming throughout the garden At the March Bank look for early spring wildflowers such as yellow bellwort white spring beauty and cutleaf toothwort Azalea Woods is filled with white trilliums mayapples and yellow primroses Make a special trip to the Sundial Garden to see blooming shrubs such as white spirea flowering quince and early lilacs Notice the deep pink crabapple at the edge of the Pinetum with a beautiful drift of pale blue starflower nearby The Pinetum has flowering quince in shades of pink red and white There are spectacular drifts of daffodils along the Front Drive and also at Magnolia Bend and Sycamore Hill Spring is a great time to come and enjoy the Winterthur Garden April 28 Spring is in full bloom in the garden and at the center of it all is the Sundial Garden The lavender of the beginning blossoms of the lilacs is combined with a sea of pinks and whites as spiraeas rhododendrons cherries viburnums and crabapples are all in full bloom From here take a walk toward the Pinetum to enjoy the sweet fragrance of the Viburnum carlesii and the many shades of flowering quince that soften the path In the Pinetum the shade from the ancient evergreens is brightened by white spireas and pearlbushes and delicate pink royal azaleas At the Quarry Garden there are many bulbs still in bloom with the primroses just starting to flower There are color and surprises to be found throughout the garden with redbuds Virginia bluebells and trilliums in full bloom and the beloved dogwoods starting to come into flower May 4 Spring is in full swing in the garden with the lavender redbuds and pink and white dogwoods in full bloom along with azaleas just beginning to flower Azalea Woods and the March Bank are alive with white spring beauties Also in bloom are Virginia bluebells white and blue Italian windflower yellow and white trilliums blue Jacob s ladder and lavender phlox The Sundial Garden is at its peak with cascading white spirea fragrant viburnums and lilacs In the Pinetum there are magnificent white pearlbushes and crabapples coming into bloom The azaleas will be at their peak of bloom in the next week or two but there is a great deal to see all through the garden May 13 The garden is absolutely filled with color this week as the dogwoods viburnums rhododendrons and azaleas are in full bloom across the estate The finest azalea show however continues in Azalea Woods where eight acres of white coral pink and red cultivars remain in full flower along with peach and salmon rhododendrons These colors are set off by the lavender of phlox and Spanish bluebells in flower on the woodland floor Azalea Woods should be at its peak for at least another week In the Sundial Garden the theme remains white and lavender with

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  • Major Plant Groupings - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden What to See Garden What s in Bloom Major Plant Groupings Major Plant Groupings at Winterthur In 1962 an interviewer asked Henry Francis du Pont 1880 1969 to discuss the defining aesthetic principles of his great naturalistic garden at Winterthur Du Pont replied For me color is the thing that counts more than any other The following is a list of the major plant groupings at Winterthur listing the flower colors and time of bloom in Delaware Zone 6B For more than 65 years H F du Pont observed succession of bloom experimenting with thousands of plants and refining the color combinations that are the essence of the Winterthur Garden Color Time of Bloom March Bank Galanthus spp Snowdrops White January March Adonis amurensis Amur Adonis Yellow March Eranthis hyemalis Winter Aconite Yellow March Chionodoxa spp Glory of the Snow Blue March Scilla spp Squills Blue March Leucojum vernum Spring Snowflake White March Crocus spp and hybrids Various March Cornus officinalis Cornelian Cherry Yellow March Narcissus spp and

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  • Summer Color in the Garden - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Spode Exhibition What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden What to See Garden What s in Bloom Summer Color in the Garden Summer Color in the Garden Color Time of Bloom Reflecting Pool Astilbe spp and cvs Lavender July August Container plants Different each year June October Abelia x grandiflora Glossy Abelia White June October Clethra alnifolia Summersweet White July August Hibiscus Diana White July October Hosta cvs White August Liriope spicata Lilyturf Lavender August Hydrangea paniculata Tardiva White turns pink August September Lagerstroemia indica Natchez Crape Myrtle White July August Begonia grandis Hardy Begonia Pink August October March Bank Glade Garden some of these plants are found throughout the property Rhododendron maximum Pink June July Hemerocallis fulva Tawny Daylily Orange June Hydrangea spp White June July Astilbe cvs White pinks lavender June August Cimicifuga racemosa Black Snakeroot White July Hosta spp and cvs Lavender white July August Eupatorium maculatum Joe Pye Weed Pink July August Aster divaricatus White Wood Aster White August September Solidago spp Goldenrod Yellow September Tricyrtis cvs Toad lily White Lavender September November Garden Lane Meadow

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  • Fall Color in the Garden - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden What to See Garden What s in Bloom Fall Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Color Time of Interest March Bank Glade Aster divaricatus White Wood Aster White September Solidago spp Goldenrod Yellow October Tricyrtis cvs Toad lily White Lavender September November Viburnum dilatatum Linden Viburnum Red Fruit September winter Magnolia Bend Perovskia atriplicifolia Russian Sage Lavender Silver Stems July October Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Plumbago Blue Foliage Color July October Symplocas paniculata Sapphire Berry Blue Fruit September October Acer palmatum Dissectum Foliage Color November Enkianthus perulatus Foliage Color November Winterhazel Walk Rhododendron mucronulatum Korean Rhododendron Foliage Color October November Corylopsis spp Winterthazel Foliage Color October November Pinetum Sundial Viburnum spp and cvs Foliage Color October Spiraea prunifolia Bridal Wreath Spirea Foliage Color October Chaenomeles spp and cvs Flowering Quince Yellow Fruit October Malus sargentii Sargent Crabapple Red Fruit October November Fothergilla spp and cvs Foliage Color October November Sycamore Hill Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed Foliage Color August winter Schizachyrium scoparum Little Blue Stem Foliage Color August winter Aster spp and cvs White Blue September October Cornus kousa Kousa Dogwood Red Fruit Foliage

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  • Explore the Winterthur Garden - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Planned Giving Annual Giving Corporate Sponsorship Business Associates Ways to Give Donor Report Shop Museum Stores Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs What to See Connect with Us Museum House Galleries Metalwork Gallery Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Explore the Winterthur Garden Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Explore the Winterthur Garden Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Explore the Winterthur Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Explore the Winterthur Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event

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  • History of the Garden - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden What to See Garden History of the Garden History of the Garden Henry Francis du Pont had three life long passions gardening breeding cattle and collecting American antiques Gardening was his first love Even after he turned his former home into a museum in 1951 he kept his garden in private ownership until his death in 1969 He said that while after 1951 he was only a visitor to the museum he was still Winterthur s head gardener Three generations of the du Pont family gardened at Winterthur In 1839 Evelina

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  • H.F. du Pont as Master Gardener - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden What to See Garden History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener HF du Pont in the garden in 1958 HF du Pont with gardeners H F du Pont as a Master Gardener The Winterthur Garden is built out of the Brandywine landscape finding its unique form in forests fields streams and hills The woods of Winterthur as the Bidermann s said have always been one of the great treasures of the property H F du Pont said a garden should fit in so well with the natural landscape that one should hardly be conscious that

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  • The Big Ideas Behind the Winterthur Garden - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden What to See Garden History of the Garden The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Historic image of azaleas and bulbs Historic image of Rhododendrons in Azalea Woods Historic image of March Bank Big Ideas The Wild Garden Succession of Bloom and a Seamless Whole Winterthur is one of the last of the original Wild Gardens William Robinson s book The Wild Garden stimulated a new type of garden design at the turn of the twentieth century in Great Britain Ireland and America An idea with tremendous appeal to large landowners The Wild Garden concept is built around the idea of gardening on a broad scale placing perfectly hardy exotic plants under condition where they will thrive Most early twentieth century Wild Gardens have not survived due to the post War land development and natural disasters such as

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