Chrysanthemum festival blooms at Longwood

Longwood Gardens Chrysanthemum Festival is on view now through November 19. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Autumn is in full swing and so is the much-anticipated Chrysanthemum Festival at Longwood Gardens, when the 4-acre grand Conservatory is bursting with fall’s quintessential flowers. From the thousands of colorful Chrysanthemum blooms to the one-of-a-kind Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum, the Chrysanthemum...

Longood shows off giant mum

Longwood Gardens has unveiled the largest chrysanthemum ever grown outside of Asia: the Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Gardens has unveiled the largest chrysanthemum ever grown outside of Asia: the Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum. The amazing plant features 1,523 perfectly placed, uniform blooms on ONE plant. The Thousand Bloom Mum is a highlight of the annual Chrysanthemum...

Record crowds see the light at Longwood Gardens

Bruce Munro’s dazzling exhibit helped push visitors past million An expansive light exhibit by Bruce Munro at Longwood Gardens helped break attendance records this year. No resting on its laurels for Longwood Gardens: After reaching a milestone of 1 million annual visitors in mid-August, it continued to achieve record attendance. Gardens officials announced today that the fiscal year – from...