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Garden Collection

The gardens and landscape surrounding the museum are an artistic composition arranged to capture a significant period in the history of American horticulture. This landscape is a significant cultural artifact, and its plants, architecture, and decorative objects are preserved and managed as a collection.

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History of the Garden
Henry Francis du Pont had three lifelong passions: gardening, breeding cattle, and…

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Plant Images
See photos of plants found at Winterthur.

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Major Plant Groupings
In 1962 an interviewer asked Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969) to discuss the defining…

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Summer Color in the Garden
Follow us on Instagram @winterthurgarden or call the Winterthur Garden Report at…

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Fall Color in the Garden
Color throughout Woodlands Foliage color starts in mid to late September with…

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Yearly Bloom Calendar
The information below is based on a typical year in the Winterthur…

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Plant Finder
Find Plant Information and location on the Winterthur Estate

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