Enjoy the most scented flower gardens at Springfield Botanical Gardens.
Enjoy a Spring and Walk through Springfield Botanical Gardens
Stroll through the peony, lily and rose gardens at Springfield Botanical Gardens at the Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park.
By Jenna DeJong
The Rose Garden
Sitting at 2,800 square feet, the garden features six basic rose colors including red, white, mauve/purple, orange/coral, yellow and shades of pink. And lucky for us, Katie Keith, Botanical Center Coordinator, says the roses continuously bloom May through October. Even better, the garden is undergoing renovation this year.
Prioritize the peony garden because they can have a short bloom season in May.
The Peony Garden
Stop by in May, when the blooms are at their peak. About 80 peony plants with 50 different varieties make the garden incredibly and deliciously fragrant. According to Keith, the peonies can sometimes have a short bloom season, so make this garden a priority.
The Lily Garden
Asiatic, Oriental and Trumpet lilies are in full bloom May through early July. Over 50 varieties let off the most delicious smell before the garden gets renovated later this year.
Visit Springfield Botanical Gardens
Clear your sniffer and plan a trip to the Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park to stroll through their various scent gardens.
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