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Magnolias in bloom at Green Bay Botanical Gardens

Posted: 6:26 PM, Apr 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-02 19:26:41-04

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A sign of spring is appearing at the Green Bay Botanical Gardens.

The garden has more than 140 magnolias. This is the coldest area for the plant.

The garden's experts work to help the flowers withstand Wisconsin’s cold weather.

“We really have a great diversity and variety of magnolias to show homeowners what they can incorporate into their own yard,” said Director of Horticulture Mark Konlock. “So, it's a huge amount of these flowers like these flowers are huge like it's a tree of flowers in the springtime

The peak blooms are in the middle of May. Mothers get in free on Mother’s Day.