The Sunken Garden offers beautiful floral shows, updated seasonally. This ever-changing display is as artful as it is fragrant. Perfect for a romantic walk or a curious exploration.
Enjoy amazing azaleas and festive poinsettias in winter, multicolored tulips in spring, prized roses and geraniums in summer and cheery chrysanthemums in autumn.
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Summer Flower Show
April 27 through September 29, 2019
The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Lavender, purple and peach will be the main colors of the 2019 Summer Flower Show.
Fall Flower Show
Saturday, October 5 through Sunday, December 1, 2019
SG closed for mid-show change October 28 – November 1
While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom! The Fall Flower Show features a variety of chrysanthemums. The colors for the show will be red/maroon, gold/yellow and purple. Swiss chard and chilly chili peppers will serve to accentuate the red and yellow chrysanthemums.
Holiday Flower Show
December 7 through January 12, 2020
The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attraction at the Conservatory today. The Holiday Show will feature Ice Punch Poinsettia along with Kalanchoe Cher, Eucalyptus and Persian Shield.
Winter Flower Show
Saturday, January 18 through Sunday, March 22, 2020
The 2019 Winter Flower Show will feature purple azaleas, jewel tones with dark red cyclamen, blue pansies, dark pink/maroon oriental lilies, veltheimia, various amaryllis.
Spring Flower Show
March 28 through May 3, 2020
The spring show will include blue, purple and orange tulips. Hyacinth, Asiatic lilies, calla, and crocus will be the featured flowers giving this show a unique aesthetic.