Bursting into beautiful, vibrant blooms each April, tulips have become synonymous with spring. Tulips, or tulipa, are part of the lily family, Liliaceae. Although commonly associated with the Netherlands, their native range is actually in Central Asia and Southern Europe. Tulipa includes more than 100 different species, thousands of varieties, and flowers in many vivid…
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Scroll Through Spring: May
May at the Missouri Botanical Garden features the peak of our peonies and irises.
Scroll Through Spring: Irises
The Missouri Botanical Garden has more than 1,200 varieties of iris.
Scroll Through Spring: April
Scroll through the Garden with these top 30 photos from April 2020.
Scroll Through Spring: Tulips
Scroll through spring with these photographs of the 2020 tulips at the Garden.
Growing Your Own Cherry Tree
There is nothing quite like cherry blossoms in bloom. The magical pink and white Yoshino cherries in the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C., or here at home in the Missouri Botanical Garden, are truly an icon of spring. Yoshino cherry tree (Prunus x yedoensis) flowering in the Japanese Garden | Photo by Cassidy Moody These…
Cherry Blossoms at the Garden
The best cherry blossom display in the midwest is in St. Louis, right here at the Missouri Botanical Garden.