Bloom of the day: Liatris spicata ’Floristen Weiss’ common name: Blazing Star. Find it in the Children’s Garden! #rvablooms #rva #beautybreak #lewisginter #nofilter #flowerstagram #blooms

Thanks to @VisitVirginia for this mini-tour of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden! (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Picture perfect day in Richmond today. Go play outside! #beautybreak #rva (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Shannon Smith is telling us all about the Dominion GardenFest of Lights theme for this year. So exciting! It’s all about bikes in honor of Richmond 2015. (at Kelly Education Center at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Senior Horticulturist Liz Fogel made a few of these ornamental decorations to line the path to Historic Bloemendaal House. What to you think of her ephemeral art? #beautybreak #rvablooms #art (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

A single rose = simple beauty. This one’s for you!

The perfect bloom. The perfect place. Happy Tuesday! #rva #rvablooms #roses #flowerpower #flowerstagram #floweroftheday #lewisginter #valove (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

A little black and gold for the vcu fans out there #vcu #rams# rvablooms

White Top Pitcher Plants (Sarracenia leucophylla) looking hungry this morning. #sarracenia #carnivorousplants #nativeplants #rvablooms

Bee <3 this morning with salvia ‘Black and Blue’. #rva #photooftheday #rvablooms #nofilter #bees #nature #naturerocks #flowerstagram #flowerpower #floweroftheday #flowers (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

It’s days like today scenes like this that make me happy! #bees #blooms #beautybreak #nofilter #video (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Sweet buckeye tree; Aesculas flava in Grace Arents Garden. So interesting! #nature #trees #naturerocks #nature (at Grace Arents Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Any guesses? It’s Stokes’ Aster ‘Omega Skyrocket’ seed pod. Just as lovely as the bloom. #rvablooms #nofilter #naturerocks (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Happy Wednesday from the garden lilies! #beautybreak #rvablooms #flowerstagram (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Rosa ‘Flutterby’ — I think that says it all. #roses #flowerstagram #beautybreak #naturerocks (at Rose Garden at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden )