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National Arboretum Spring Azalea Tours

Date(s):

Daily: 12:01 am - 11:59 pm
From April 19, 2019
To May 20, 2019

Overview:

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

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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