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Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:15 am

The colors and scents of spring

 

Enjoy the Springfield Park District’s 43rd annual showcase of spring flora, available for viewing daily between now and April 3. More than 800 Easter lilies, hyacinths, tulips and narcissus will be on display amid lush, tropical foliage at the Washington Park Botanical Garden Exhibition Hall. Washington Park Botanical Garden is one of Illinois’ largest horticultural attractions, occupying 20 acres of land and featuring more than 1,800 species of plants dispersed throughout 10 designated garden areas, plus a 50-foot conservatory housing 150 exotic and economically important plants, sorted and categorized by their native region. Specific garden attractions include a rose garden, an iris garden, peony collection, perennial beds, shade garden and more. Both the Washington Park Botanical Garden and the Spring Floral Display are free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://springfieldparks.org.

Spring Floral Display
Mar 24-Apr 3, 12-4pm Mon-Fri, 12-5pm Sat-Sun
Washington Park Botanical Garden Exhibit Hall
1740 W. Fayette Ave.
546-4116
Free

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