Daffodils in Whitland, cherry trees in Hershey Gardens: that’s what thrives in and around Lancaster County | Home and garden

Spring is here!

Where can I Find Spring Flowers?

Learn more about what is flourishing and what will be in the region’s gardens, parks and reserves as of March 21st.

Tanger Arboretum, Lancaster and Wheat Land LancasterHistory

  • Daffodils
  • Snowdrops
  • Crocuses
  • Forsythia
  • Next: Blooming quince


Lancaster County Central Park

  • Siberian socks, daffodils and forsythia bloom near the Schutz Environmental Library (3 Nature’s Way, Lancaster).
  • Wildflowers have not yet blossomed near the Indian Rock.


Hershey Gardens

  • Lean rose (hellebore oriental)
  • Dogwood Dogwood (Cornus mas)
  • Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata)
  • Okame Cherry Tree (‘Prunus’ Okame)

Longwood Gardens

  • Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)
  • Cyclamen (cyclamen coum)
  • Adonis amurensis ‘Fukujukai’
  • Crocus tommasinianus
  • Lenten rose (hellebore oriental)
  • Tubergen skull (scilla mischtschenkoana)
  • Bodnant viburnum (viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’)
  • Crocus chrysanthus (‘Blue Pearl’)
  • Narcissus (‘Tete-a-tete’ narcissus)

Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve usually reaches its peak of flowering in mid-April. We are waiting for details about the reserve and others managed by Lancaster Conservancy.

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