Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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Fort Worth Botanic Garden
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Rose Ramp and Shelter House
Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located in Texas
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Fort Worth Botanic Garden is located in the United States
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Location3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas
Coordinates32°44′18″N 97°21′42″W / 32.73833°N 97.36167°W / 32.73833; -97.36167Coordinates: 32°44′18″N 97°21′42″W / 32.73833°N 97.36167°W / 32.73833; -97.36167
Area33 acres (13 ha)
Built1929 (1929)
ArchitectHare & Hare et al.
Architectural styleRenaissance
WebsiteFort Worth Botanic Garden
NRHP reference #08001400[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 29, 2009
Entrance to Japanese Gardens

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden (110 acres) is a botanical garden located at 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas. The garden was established in 1934 and is the oldest major botanic garden in Texas, it is located in the heart of the cultural district. It is most popular areas are The Fuller, Rose, and Japanese Gardens.


In addition to wooded areas, major garden features include:

  • Back Yard Vegetable Garden - Vegetable garden that hosts many educational programs.
  • Conservatory (10,000 square feet) - tropical displays of orchids, bromeliads, and trees.
  • Four Seasons Garden - Hundreds of iris, daylily, and chrysanthemum varieties.
  • Fragrance Garden - small garden build for the seeing impaired with fragrant plants and fountain.
  • Fuller Garden - pathways and lawn; site for weddings and garden parties.
  • Japanese Garden (7 acres; established 1973) - the Fort Worth Japanese Garden, with three koi ponds, waterfalls, bridges, teahouse, pagodas, pavilions, zen garden, cherry trees, and Japanese maples.
  • Lower Rose Garden - rose garden inspired by Villa Lante (Italy).
  • Native Texas Boardwalk - A raised path through the trees with educational information along the way.
  • Oval Rose Garden - hundreds of roses; renovated 2002.
  • Perennial Garden - perennials with culinary herb collection, as well as ponds and small waterfall.
  • Rock Springs - Elevated pathways, and bridges over ponds and streams.
  • Trial Garden - evaluation site for hundreds of species of perennials.
  • Water Conservation Garden - demonstration xeriscape garden.
  • Water Wise Entrance - entry garden with agave, Texas sage, salvia greggii, Mexican Bush sage, red yucca and Esparanza.

The garden also contains a Begonia Species Bank, established and operated to prevent the loss of begonia species, it is the largest begonia collection in the United States.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.

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