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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