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National Arboretum Spring Azalea Tours

Stroll along wooded hillside trails amid a brilliant spring display of blooming azaleas while learning about the origins and culture of these popular shrubs.

Date(s):

Friday, April 19, 2019 12:01 am
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Monday, May 13, 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Monday, May 20, 2019

Overview:

Barbara Bullock, long-time curator of the renowned Arboretum Azalea Collections, tells the story of how Arboretum research has contributed hundreds of new varieties for gardeners, gives expert advice on all aspects of growing azaleas, and answers your questions.

See first-hand the progress of the Glenn Dale Hillside Renewal Project, a major renovation to improve conditions to increase the vigor and bloom production of thousands of azaleas by controlling invasive species, pruning, and thinning select saplings. Fee: $15 ($12 FONA members). Registration required.

*Azalea tour dates and times:

Tour 1 – Fri., Apr. 19, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour 2 – Wed., Apr. 24, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tour 3 – Fri., Apr. 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tour 4 – Fri., Apr. 26, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour 5 – Mon., Apr. 29, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mother’s Day tour – Sun., May 12, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Location:

U.S. National Arboretum
U.S. National Arboretum
3501 New York Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 245-2726

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