A Million Blooms Instagram Contest

Share your photos of A Million Blooms


Tag your photos #MillionBlooms on Instagram to Enter

Instagram Contest for A Million Blooms Daffodil photo by Tyler Darden

Share your favorite photos from  A Million Blooms, tag them #MillionBlooms and you'll be entered to win a prize package (see details below).

A Million Blooms isn't just about flowers. It's about an experience. The feeling of walking under a "snow shower" of cherry blossom petals, the inspiration and renewal you feel after stopping to smell the roses, or the excitement of spotting the first patch of spring ephemerals -- the legendary Virginia bluebell.

Whether you are visiting to see the daffodils or tulips or for Historic Garden Week, Heritage Weekend or Mother's Day, we want to see your Instagram story. Tag your photos #MillionBlooms when you post them to enter to win.

Virginia Bluebells or Mertensia virginica  blooming at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

New at A Million Blooms this year:

Kids at A Million Blooms What's in Bloom?
March: Hyacinths, crocuses, flowering cherries
April: Daffodils, tulips, bluebells
May: Peonies, azaleas, pitcher plants
June: Lotuses, roses
Conservatory: Orchids, tropicals, cacti

Please note that weather impacts bloom time and this is just a general guide.

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To Enter:  Follow  @LewisGinter on Instagram 

Upload your original photos of A Million Blooms between April 1, 2015  and Midnight on June 1, 2015.

Use the #MillionBlooms hashtag (Please note: You can download the free Instagram App on Apple itunes or Android.)

By tagging your photo #MillionBlooms and entering the contest, you agree to allow Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to reproduce your photo in our newsletter and on our social media channels. We will happily credit you.

*Not on Instagram? No problem! You can also enter your photos by emailing them to us at JonahH [at] lewisginter.org     

Be creative! We'll choose a photo based on creativity, fun and photographic composition.

 Be sure to check your Instagram account for a message!

Butterfly, Photo by Don Williamson PhotographyPrizes: The Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize package including:

blooms at the jefferson Look for more prizes to come!

Second prize winner will win 5 tickets to come back to enjoy Butterflies LIVE! (between April 17 - October 11, 2015).  $55 value.

Plus, we'll feature the winner on the Garden's social media channels.

Also, be sure to see our Butterflies LIVE! #Bflies Instagram contest. It runs April 17, 2015 - October 11, 2015