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Southern Hospitality

What's more welcoming than a sunny garden on a breezy afternoon? That's the feeling we've captured with our latest  collaborations! Sip and stay a while - we think you'll like the view.

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Summer Afternoon Tea

BY HARNEY & SONS

Delight in the pleasures of a summer afternoon in a timeless garden with this freshly flavored green tea.

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hint of history

These garden images are drawn from 18th-century botanical illustrations from the archives of Colonial Williamsburg. They represent native Virginia flowers found in Colonial Williamsburg's carefully tended historic gardens.

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Approximately 300 gift trees will be available in November 2022 with more available in 2023. Fill out the form at the link below to be informed when trees are available for purchase.

Magnolia Gift Trees

FROM THE MAGNOLIA COMPANY

Harvested from our oldest magnolia tree on the grounds at the Nelson-Galt House and propagated to maturity by respected Florida farmers at The Magnolia Company, each clipping has grown into a small magnolia tree now measuring 20" - 24" high.

fun facts

The gift trees are grown from a magnificent Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) located in the rear garden of the Nelson-Galt House.  The tree reaches approximately 65 feet tall and is one of the oldest trees in Colonial Williamsburg.  It predates the house's 1952 restoration and is believed to date back to around 1820.