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Exclusive offer for Kennett Township Residents
Visit Mt. Cuba Center for half-price

September 22nd and 23rd
10 am – 4 pm

Experience a botanical garden unlike any other!

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Simply show our admission staff this email to receive the discounted rate of $5 per day (either on your phone or bring a printed copy).

Enjoy a picnic with family and friends (BYOB is permitted), capture the perfect photo with our fabulous garden scenery, take in the beauty of nature as you stroll the gardens, or go home inspired to add native plants to your home landscape.

Featured Fall Plant Combination for Home & Community Gardeners
Featured Fall Plant Combination for Home & Community Gardeners

Common Eastern Coneflower
Rudbeckia fulgida var.
Striking native wildflower with large orange-yellow daisies and attractive green foliage.  Supports butterflies.  Good for beds, borders, or informal areas in sun or part shade.  Cut flowers are long lasting in fresh bouquets.

Bluebird Smooth Aster
Symphyotrichum laeve var. laeve ‘Bluebird’

Ranked as the #1 aster in an evaluation study at Mt. Cuba Center, this perennial produces abundant, violet blue flowers on 3-4’ tall stems. Thrives in full sun to light shade with a broad tolerance of soil types and moisture levels. It makes an excellent perennial border specimen, meadow component or used in mass plantings. 

General admission is Wednesday-Sunday from 10 am-4 pm through November 19.  
Educational Programming runs year-round.
For more information about visitation, programming, and native plants visit our website
Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Road, Hockessin, DE

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