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Green Animals Topiary Garden

Home to more than 80 topiary animals and other figures for more than a century, Green Animals also blazes with colorful flowers from mid-April through mid-October. The 7-acre property overlooks Narragansett Bay.

Plan your visit

January 2023
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Open Daily Starting April 15
Green Animals Topiary Garden is partially wheelchair accessible.

Things to Do

Interested in a private or group tour?

Special rates available for groups of 20 or more adults and 10 or more students.

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Audio tours are self-guided using our free audio tour app

Visitors must bring their own smart device with earbuds/headsets and download the free Newport Mansions tour app before your visit. Printed scripts are available at most mansions and staff appreciate your questions.

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History

The oldest topiary garden in the nation is recognized by the American Daffodil Society as one of just 28 official Daffodil Display Gardens in the United States – and one of only three in New England, showcasing more than 18,000 daffodils in 58 varieties representing all 13 divisions and 19 color codes.

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  • Original Builder

    Thomas E. Brayton

  • Gardener

    Joseph Carreiro, superintendent of the property from 1905 to 1945, George Mendonca, superintendent until 1985

  • Ownership transferred to the Preservation Society

    1972

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