Rare Plant Auction® at Longwood Gardens

39th Annual Rare Plant Auction® at Longwood Gardens

A benefit that enriches urban neighborhoods through the power of plants.

 

SAVE THE DATE and join us at the 39th Annual Rare Plant Auction® on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at Longwood Gardens with Celebrated Plant Expert Andrew Bunting, Vice President of Horticulture and Collections at Atlanta Botanical Garden. Through the amazing generosity of our host sponsor Longwood Gardens, 2019 RPA guests will also be treated to an exclusive after-hours Main Fountain Garden performance.

Staged in the incomparable Longwood Gardens East Conservatory, the 2019 Rare Plant Auction® is an exquisite evening fundraiser featuring:

  • Magnificent Magnolias selected by Andrew Bunting
  • Unique troughs and planted container displays
  • Access to hundreds of rare, beautiful, and exceptional plants in the evening’s three silent auctions, including the Collector’s Auction
  • Day-of-event tickets to Longwood Gardens
  • Open bar and fine food throughout the night
  • Valet parking
  • First Timer (New attendees) and Young Collector (40 & Under) discounts

Tickets are now available!

 

For those traveling from out of town to attend RPA, DCH has reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kennett Square, PA. Mention the Delaware Center for Horticulture when reserving your room to receive the discounted block room rate. Sponsorship opportunities are also available for this event and the event catalog. Please contact Marcia Stephenson at (302) 658-6262 ext.105 for more information.

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