Jan 13th, 2015

FREE Garden Admission Now through January 18, 2015

by Jonah Holland,  Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

helleborus josef lemper

Helleborus niger ‘Josef Lemper’ or Christmas rose is just one of many plants you’ll find blooming an interesting in winter at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

You know Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is beautiful year-round, right!? Pssssst.  Let me let you in on a little secret! We are offering FREE Garden admission through Jan. 18, 2015 (while the Garden Cafe is closed).

conservatory and winter

The Conservatory in winter with Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Gold’

Not only do we have blooms outside, but we also have gorgeous orchids and other tropical plants on display inside the Conservatory. Since it’s January, we thought you might need a tropical escape, and this is the perfect place to find it!  Also, we’ll be offering  1/2 price admission Jan. 19 through Feb. 28. *  We’ve posted some of our favorite blooms here — but to see more view our Garden Blooms slideshow for January.

river birches and a bench in winter

River birches welcoming you to Flagler Garden.

* Please note that the Garden Shop will also be closed Jan. 13-25, 2015 for inventory.


pink apricot buds

Prunus mume or Japanese flowering apricot

Magnolia x 'Luscious'  hybrid magnolia

Magnolia x ‘Luscious’ with berries in the background.

Jonah Holland is Digital Content Manager at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, where she has worked for 14 years overseeing social media, the blog, and the website. She is also a mom, yogi, open water swimmer, gardener, and seeker. She's been known to go for a walk in the Garden and come back with hundreds of plant photos, completely inspired to write her next blog post.

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