Gardens

The lovely colonial-style gardens of the Burgwin-Wright House complement the fine Georgian residence. Two of Colonial Williamsburg’s renowned landscape architects, Alden Hopkins and Donald Parker, designed the gardens, which consist of seven distinct areas: 

  • The orchard: fig and pomegranate trees, crab apple espaliers, azaleas, hyacinths, hostas and more
  • Two terraced gardens: Italian cypress, beds of lenten rose, grape hyacinth, Chinese nandina, holly fern, echinacea and more
  • Rose garden: dipping pool, Cherokee and other heirloom roses, Rose-of –Sharon, jonquils, daylilies, hyancinth and more
  • Kitchen garden: Colonial era culinary herbs
  • Physic garden: medicinal herbs
  • Parterre garden: dwarf yaupon hollies, formal hedges of cherry laurel, Carolina Jasmine vines, crepe myrtles , dogwood and more

The gardens are open to the public free of charge. Visitors may obtain brochures for a self-guided tour in the gift shop.

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