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Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring

April 1, 2017 - May 31, 2017
Recurring daily
Presented by: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
Location: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 253-2707

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Each April, Blithewold opens its gates to welcome visitors as springtime begins. The season unfurls with our well-known daffodil display, covering this 33-acre seaside estate with over 50,000 daffodils that delight visitors for nearly a month.


Springtime treats include:

April – Dozens of varieties of Daffodils

Early May – Star Magnolia, Quince, Spirea, Flowering Cherry, Primroses, Corylopsis, Hyacinth, Balkan Anemone, Enkianthus, Honeysuckle, Sweet Shrub, Weigela, and Viburnum

Mid-May – Tulips, Magnolia, Crabapple, Cherries, Primrose, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Trillium, Mayapple, Dove Tree, Witch Alder, Woodland Phlox, Sweet Woodruff, Spanish Bluebells, and Euphorbia

Late May – Jack in the Pulpit, Ornamental Onions, Columbines, Ferns, Lupines, Japanese Snowbell, Campanula, Nepeta, Forget-Me-Nots, Violas, Summer Snowflake, Sicilian Honey Garlic, and Deutzia

Blithewold: The Gateway to Spring