Experience the best expression of the art of horticulture during the Chrysanthemum Festival, showcasing the Asian tradition of cultivating chrysanthemums into artistic shapes. Step inside the 4-acre Conservatory and discover more than 80,000 chrysanthemum blooms nurtured and trained into inspiring forms, including shields, spirals, cascades, balls, and even a 10-foot tall yellow chandelier. Be amazed by the Thousand Bloom Mum-featuring more than 1,500 perfectly arranged flowers-the largest of its kind grown outside of Asia. Also visit the historic Peirce-du Pont House, built in 1730 by Joshua Peirce, which now contains the Longwood Heritage Exhibit. A $15 dining card is included to purchase a meal in the Terrace Café, which offers a variety of specialty wraps, sandwiches and other delicious goodies.