ADULT PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center offers abundant opportunities to learn about Texas native plants, gardening, nature art, photography, writing and more — including our very popular Native Plant Gardening Series.

Classes generally happen during spring and fall, with other programs occurring throughout the year.

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May 2021

Art Exhibition: Once in a blue moon twice

May 14
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 16, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
A variety of cyanotypes showing the outline of plants overdid with red and stitched together.

Explore a unique, site-specific art exhibition in the garden from this year's St. Elmo Arts Fellow, Dawn Kim

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Tuesday Twilights Featuring Ryan DeSiato

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, local artists, food trucks and more

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Unwind & Restore Yoga – NEW

May 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 29, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$16

Let go of the day and focus on your connection to the earth in this evening slow flow yoga class

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What’s Happening in the Gardens? – VIRTUAL

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15
A gardener in a straw hat tends to a field of tall violet and white flowers

Get a weekly update from the gardens plus tips, tricks and behind-the-scenes projects from our horticulture team

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Evenings in the Garden With Andrea DeLong-Amaya

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on April 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$20
Pink sunset and clouds reflected in a stock tank pond in the Wildflower Center's Theme Gardens

Enjoy a rare opportunity to sip cocktails and tour the gardens after hours with our very own Director of Horticulture, Andrea DeLong-Amaya

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Tuesday Twilights – Musical Guest TBA

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, food trucks and more

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Spring Native Plant Sale

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

June 2021

Tuesday Twilights Featuring Erica Michelle

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, food trucks and more

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Native Fruit Trees – VIRTUAL

June 5 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
A ripe Texas persimmon. Photo: Sally and Andy Wasowski

Learn about fruit trees of Texas, tree selection, harvesting and other tips for care from a landscaping expert

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Yoga & Singing Bowls

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 7, 2021 at 9:00 am

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2021

One event on July 11, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free – $15
Photo of yoga instructor Cynthia Bernard wearing a "Dog Ma" white tank and stirring the singing bowls laid out on a blue blanket in the gardens for a yoga class

Start your morning with movement, mindfulness and the music of Tibetan and quartz singing bowls & chimes

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Tuesday Twilights

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, local artists, food trucks and more

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Summer Care for Native Plants – VIRTUAL

June 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Lace hedgehog cacti (Echinocereus reichenbachii) thriving in a rock outcropping

Learn tips and tricks for keeping Texas plants healthy in the summer heat

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Tuesday Twilights

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

One event on June 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, local artists, food trucks and more

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Native Host Plants for Texas Butterflies – VIRTUAL

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$55
Milkweed and monarch

Create a host-plant haven for the larvae of Texas butterflies and moths and explore why native plants are essential to healthy ecosystems

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July 2021

Ruff Plants for Dog Lovers- IN PERSON

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15
Dog plants

Find practical and attractive native plants that can stand up to paws and zoomies

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Gardening for Wildlife – VIRTUAL

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until July 31, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$80
Golden-cheeked warblers rely on the bark of mature cedar trees to build their nests, one more reason to keep some of these much-maligned trees around. PHOTO Gil Eckrich

Learn how to use native plants to support robust ecosystems and provide habitat for birds, butterflies, bees and more

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Know Your Sunflowers – VIRTUAL

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
Three prairie sunflowers (Helianthus petiolaris), on prominent with an ant on a petal and two out-of-focus in the background, are bright yellow over a clear blue background.

This summer take a break from the heat and join a virtual tour of one of the most iconic and eye-catching groups of Texas wildflowers. The common annual sunflower has been cultivated for thousands of years in the Americas as a source of nutrition, oils and garden cheer. With a total of nineteen species found in Texas, these tall beauties contribute to the diversity and resiliency in one or more ecoregions throughout the state. Explore the unique differences between agricultural…

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