The Seasonal Collections of The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden's lush landscapes and unparalleled specimen collections thrive in turn throughout the seasons, creating year-round
interest both indoors and out. From the tropical retreat of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory to our sprawling conifer collections, spring flower effusions,
and manicured outdoor gardens, our 250 acres provide 365 days of beauty.

 

Year-Round Beauty

Azalea Garden | Trees and shrubs light the Azalea Garden with bright citrus hues in mid to late fall.

Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum | The historic Conifer Arboretum features towering pines, elegant spruces, and mountain firs.

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory | This Victorian-style glasshouse takes you on an "ecotour" around the world and across the ages.

The Forest | Enter the 50-acre Forest and discover the largest remaining expanse of the woodland that once covered New York City.

Native Plant Garden | The beautiful and diverse native plants of northeastern North America take the spotlight in this year-round showcase.

Benenson Ornamental Conifers | Discover a place where inspiration is evergreen, along with most of the trees.



Spring

The Azalea Garden | Scores of different azaleas and rhododendrons bloom in succession throughout the Garden.

Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum | The historic Conifer Arboretum features towering pines, elegant spruces, and mountain firs.

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory | This Victorian-style glasshouse takes you on an "ecotour" around the world and across the ages.

Crabapples | The 80 varieties in our Donald J. Bruckmann Crabapple Collection, set above Daffodil Hill, are at their flashiest in May.

Daffodils | Drifts of nodding flowers, from classic trumpet daffodils to delicate jonquils, bring you the first glow of sunshine in spring.

Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden | Plants and imaginations grow in the Family Garden, where you're allowed (no, encouraged!) to play in the dirt.

Flowering Cherries | The delicate pink and white blossoms of more than 200 flowering cherries beckon you to take a peaceful April stroll.

The Forest | Enter the 50-acre Forest and discover the largest remaining expanse of the woodland that once covered New York City.

Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden | Relax on one of the benches, embraced by plants and scents, in this restorative and tranquil haven.

Home Gardening Center | A series of model gardens teach the home gardener how to create a beautiful, productive, and trouble-free garden.

Ladies' Border | Cradled in the protection of the Conservatory, unusual plants not normally grown in New York get a chance to prove their worth.

Lilacs | Nothing quite compares to the old-fashioned scent of lilacs filling the air in April and May.

Magnolias | From March through April, these elegant, graceful, and beautiful trees bloom in an array of pastel colors across Garden grounds.

Native Plant Garden | The beautiful and diverse native plants of northeastern North America take the spotlight in this year-round showcase.

Benenson Ornamental Conifers | Discover a place where inspiration is evergreen, along with most of the trees.

Peonies | The Garden is home to a rainbow of these classic charmers.

Jane Watson Irwin Perennial Garden | The Perennial Garden combines a vast palette of colors and textures into a lush, living work of art.

Rock Garden | This dramatic three-acre oasis is home to thousands of alpine flowers, woodland plants, and a sparkling waterfall.

Seasonal Walk | Designed by acclaimed garden designer Piet Oudolf, Seasonal Walk celebrates the beauty of plants throughout the year.

Tulips | From late April to early May, thousands of tulips flower all at once throughout the Garden's grounds.



Summer

Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum | The historic Conifer Arboretum features towering pines, elegant spruces, and mountain firs.

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory | This Victorian-style glasshouse takes you on an "ecotour" around the world and across the ages.

Daylilies | The 344 different daylilies of Daylily Walk showcase the diversity of this easy-to-grow perennial.

Everett Children's Adventure Garden | Calling all young explorers! Enter a place made just for you to explore the wonders of science and nature.

Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden | Plants and imaginations grow in the Family Garden, where you're allowed (no, encouraged!) to play in the dirt.

The Forest | Enter the 50-acre Forest and discover the largest remaining expanse of the woodland that once covered New York City.

Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden | Relax on one of the benches, embraced by plants and scents, in this restorative and tranquil haven.

Home Gardening Center | A series of model gardens teach the home gardener how to create a beautiful, productive, and trouble-free garden.

Ladies' Border | Cradled in the protection of the Conservatory, unusual plants not normally grown in New York get a chance to prove their worth.

Native Plant Garden | The beautiful and diverse native plants of northeastern North America take the spotlight in this year-round showcase.

Benenson Ornamental Conifers | Discover a place where inspiration is evergreen, along with most of the trees.

Jane Watson Irwin Perennial Garden | The Perennial Garden combines a vast palette of colors and textures into a lush, living work of art.

Rock Garden | This dramatic three-acre oasis is home to thousands of alpine flowers, woodland plants, and a sparkling waterfall.

Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden | Surround yourself with fragrance, color, and beauty in the award-winning Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.

Seasonal Walk | Designed by acclaimed garden designer Piet Oudolf, Seasonal Walk celebrates the beauty of plants throughout the year.

Waterlilies & Lotuses | When the heat is on, these plants of myth and legend bring their magic to the Conservatory courtyard pools.



Fall

Azalea Garden | Trees and shrubs light the Azalea Garden with bright citrus hues in mid to late fall.

Chrysanthemums | Chrysanthemums, or "mums," are the essence of autumn at the Garden.

Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum | The historic Conifer Arboretum features towering pines, elegant spruces, and mountain firs.

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory | This Victorian-style glasshouse takes you on an "ecotour" around the world and across the ages.

Fall Foliage | Why venture all the way to New England? Autumn's splendor is right here at the Garden.

The Forest | Enter the 50-acre Forest and discover the largest remaining expanse of the woodland that once covered New York City.

Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden | Relax on one of the benches, embraced by plants and scents, in this restorative and tranquil haven.

Home Gardening Center | A series of model gardens teach the home gardener how to create a beautiful, productive, and trouble-free garden.

Ladies' Border | Cradled in the protection of the Conservatory, unusual plants not normally grown in New York get a chance to prove their worth.

Native Plant Garden | The beautiful and diverse native plants of northeastern North America take the spotlight in this year-round showcase.

Benenson Ornamental Conifers | Discover a place where inspiration is evergreen, along with most of the trees.

Jane Watson Irwin Perennial Garden | The Perennial Garden combines a vast palette of colors and textures into a lush, living work of art.

Rock Garden | This dramatic three-acre oasis is home to thousands of alpine flowers, woodland plants, and a sparkling waterfall.

Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden | Surround yourself with fragrance, color, and beauty in the award-winning Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.

Seasonal Walk | Designed by acclaimed garden designer Piet Oudolf, Seasonal Walk celebrates the beauty of plants throughout the year.


Winter

Azalea Garden | Late winter blooms paint the Azalea Garden with witch-hazels and snowdrops ahead of spring's arrival.

Arthur and Janet Ross Conifer Arboretum | The historic Conifer Arboretum features towering pines, elegant spruces, and mountain firs.

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory | This Victorian-style glasshouse takes you on an "ecotour" around the world and across the ages.

The Forest | Enter the 50-acre Forest and discover the largest remaining expanse of the woodland that once covered New York City.

Nancy Bryan Luce Herb Garden | Relax on one of the benches, embraced by plants and scents, in this restorative and tranquil haven.

Ladies' Border | Cradled in the protection of the Conservatory, unusual plants not normally grown in New York get a chance to prove their worth.

Native Plant Garden | The beautiful and diverse native plants of northeastern North America take the spotlight in this year-round showcase.

Orchids | Marvel at rare orchids growing as they would in nature in the Conservatory's rain forest galleries.

Benenson Ornamental Conifers | Discover a place where inspiration is evergreen, along with most of the trees.

Jane Watson Irwin Perennial Garden | The Perennial Garden combines a vast palette of colors and textures into a lush, living work of art.


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