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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2013
What: Extended hours and special events for spring occur during Wildflower Days™, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s season of blooms.
When: Monday, March 11, through Friday, May 31. The center grounds are open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with general hours extended on Thursdays until 8 p.m. for the spring season.
Where: The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin, 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, Texas. A new Admission Kiosk near the front entry cistern offers on-site details.
Background: Wildflower Days celebrates the 2013 spring season with events for all ages. Our main gardens have hundreds of Texas bluebonnets ready to put on a great show, with great spots available for taking photos in a safe location. Bluebonnets will also soon bloom in the Savanna Meadow, and check out benches and swings underneath ancient oaks in the Mollie Steves Zachry Texas Arboretum. Enjoy public events that include:
To see a video of the new Admission Kiosk being delivered, visit: http://www.wildflower.org/kiosk_installation/.
Admission fees at new Kiosk: $9 adults, $7 seniors and students, $3 children, and free for members, children under 5.