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Magnolia Plaza Bursts Into Bloom

Magnolia Plaza was slow to start this year thanks to the cool weather, but the wait was worth it. Today the trees burst into bloom filling the area near the Visitor Center with sweet scents and a gorgeous array of colorful blossoms. There are 72 trees highlighting 17 different varieties of magnolias on display. To learn more about the collection, visit Magnolia Plaza.

Rebecca Bullene is a former editor at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She is the proprietor of Greenery NYC, a creative floral and garden design company that specializes in botanical works of art including terrariums, urban oasis gardens, and whimsical floral arrangements.


  • Chris April 12, 2011

    Love going to NYC annually to enjoy the beautiful Japanese cherry blossoms.  Every year, the view is more beautiful.  We love hanami and the sakura.

  • Joanna Smith April 12, 2011

    “Sweet scents” doesn’t begin to describe it.  Can you imagine?!?!?

  • Therese and Berk Banks April 12, 2011

    What lovely pictures!  How I wished I could walk
    there, enjoying the seasonal beauty of your garden! Thanks for sharing!  Therese

  • Brooke S. April 12, 2011

    Ms. Bullene certainly takes some spectacular photographs! (I suppose the setting doesn’t hurt either.)

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