Washington Park Botanical Garden

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United States of America - Illinois - Springfield

Institution Code: WASHP

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Washington Park Botanical Garden
1740 West Fayette Avenue
Illinois 62703 United States of America

Telephone: (217) 753-6228
Fax: (217) 546-0257
URL: www.springfieldparks.org/facilities/botanical/
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Inez Goodzey Berg
    Curator's Name: Chad Scaife, Supervisor
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1972
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 39.7904600
    Longitude: -89.6832580
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 1200
  • Special Collections:Roses, Iris, hardy cacti.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes