Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is a place to learn about plants + marvel at nature. Stay connected to the Garden, even when you're not here!
Thank you to all who chose to spend #4thofJuly at the Garden! It was great fun, esp the Children's Garden parade.
The orchids are blooming like crazy in the Conservatory! This one is a *dendrobium* Betty Nakata #rva
I love everything about the lipstick plant! The name, the look, the fact it's blooming in mid-January. #RVA #publicgardens
5 days left to catch GardenFest of Lights before it closes next Monday, Jan. 10th! #RVA
Before the rain, I caught this ginko leaf getting ready to turn yellow. Fall is a LOVELY time to visit the Garden!
Visiting USBG: Orchids! A Cultural Odyssey
Cosmic beauty? Cosmos bipinnatus 'Sonata Mix' blooming in front of Conservatory @ #lewisginter.
Bloom of the day @ #lewisginter; Garden mum (Dendranthema x grandiflorum 'Corrine'); can see how it got its name from the Greek chrys (gold) anthemon (flower)
Bloom of the day @ #lewisginter: Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia 'Red Sparkler':they are carnivorous (eat insects!)
Bloom of the day @ #lewisginter: Hibiscus grandiflorus x coccineus
"Barging" in: barge pieces welded together @#lewisginter today; will be used 2 build new bridge.
What r visitors enjoying @#lewisginter 2day? Japanese anemone; looks gr8 even in hot & humid Aug and comes back year after year.
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