Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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United States of America - North Carolina - Fayetteville

Institution Code: FEAR

BGCI Member: No

About the Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Cape Fear Botanical Garden serves this region as a center for:

Enrichment, inspiration and enjoyment of nature;
The collection, culture and aesthetic display of plants;
Encouragement of environmental stewardship;
Conservation, education and research;
The preservation of our agricultural heritage; and
Engagement and involvement of the community.

Main Address:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden
536 N. Eastern Boulevard
Mailing: P.O. Box 53485
North Carolina 28305 United States of America

Telephone: (910) 486-0221
Fax: (910) 486-4209
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Executive Director & Director of Horticulture & Education
    Curator's Name: Antonio Ramirez
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number: 1
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 10

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1989
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 25 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 8 Hectares
  • Total Area: 32 Hectares
    Latitude: 35.0549010
    Longitude: -78.8621740
    Annual Rainfall: 1153 mm
    Altitude: 80.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
  • Special Collections:pine and hardwood forest; indigenous plants; ornamental plants, including daylily, cameilla and hosta gardens.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes