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Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring 2020

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Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring 2020

Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring 2020

From Sunday, April 12, 2020 to Sunday, May 10, 2020 April 12, 2020 May 10, 2020 The Chanler at Cliff Walk

Blithewold opens its gates each Spring for visitors to marvel at a beautiful collection of flowers. The first on display is Newport's famous daffodils, which cover the 33 acre estate with over 50,000 flowers on display. But daffodils are just the beginning of the springtime parade of ephemeral blooms, bulbs, and blossoms. 

2020 Floral Display Schedule: 

April – Dozens of varieties of Daffodils

Early May – Star Magnolia, Quince, Spirea, Flowering Cherry, Primroses, Corylopsis, Hyacinth, Balkan Anemone, Enkianthus, Honeysuckle, Sweet Shrub, Weigela, and Viburnum

Mid-May – Tulips, Magnolia, Crabapple, Cherries, Primrose, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Trillium, Mayapple, Dove Tree, Witch Alder, Woodland Phlox, Sweet Woodruff, Spanish Bluebells, and Euphorbia

Late May – Jack in the Pulpit, Ornamental Onions, Columbines, Ferns, Lupines, Japanese Snowbell, Campanula, Nepeta, Forget-Me-Nots, Violas, Summer Snowflake, Sicilian Honey Garlic, and Deutzia