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Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring

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Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring

Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring

From Saturday, April 13, 2019 to Friday, May 31, 2019 April 13, 2019 May 31, 2019 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. 

2019 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