I guess this is why they call it a long wing! Starts May 2nd. #nofilter #rva #butterflies #bflies #lewisginter #butterflieslive

Jaboticaba (Plinia cailiflora) cool-looking fruit grows right on the trunk! #nofilter #lewisginter

Butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! In the Conservatory opens May 2. Here’s a preview of the butterflies already in the exhibit. #rva #bflies

Butterflies LIVE! orientation: Learning that butterflies taste with their feet. The countdown has begun — Butterflies LIVE! starts in less than 2 weeks. #bflies

A few of my personal favorites blooming this morning at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Here are fringe flower Razzelberri ‘Monraz’, Rhododendrone narcissiflora, and Rhododendrone ‘Koromo Shikibu’. All are located in the Asian Valley. #millionblooms #video #rvablooms

It’s an incredibly beautiful day in the Asian Valley. #rva #rvablooms (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

First peony of the season in Richmond: Peonia ‘Bev’ #millionblooms #bloomingnow #lewisginter #nofilter #peony #flowers #beautybreak #ufgarden #rvablooms #rva (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Woody Cogar with his non-native invasive print of Ailanthus altissima aka tree of heaven on display at Ginter Gallery II starting today, (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

There’s nothing like a double daffodil! This one is Narcissus ‘Gay Kybo’ #millionblooms #beautybreak #rvablooms (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Oh to be a goose family strolling through the Rose Garden on a day like today! #wildlife #gardens #geese #video #rva #kawaii #va #cute

Tazzetta tulip ‘avalanche’ it’s like an avalanche of Easter! #nofilter #tulips #millionblooms (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Daffodils along the Main Garden Walk. #nofilter #narcissus #blooms #beautybreak #daffodils #latergram #lewisginter

Have you entered our #millionblooms contest? Go to bit.ly/InstaBlooms for all the details. Photo by Tyler Darden Photography #rva #blooms #rvablooms

Be the orange bloom! #tulips #latergram #lewisginter #spring #millionblooms #BeDifferent #nature #ufgarden (at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden)

Love this color combo! #millionblooms #beautybreak #tulips #lewisginter #nofilter #gardens #rva