Powell Gardens

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United States of America - Missouri - Kingsville

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Powell Gardens

Powell Gardens is a private, not-for-profit botanical garden located just east of Kansas City, Missouri. Our mission: to be an experience that embraces the Midwest's spirit of place and inspires an appreciation for the importance of plants in our lives.

Set on more than 915 acres of lush, rolling hills and windswept meadows, Powell Gardens offers breathtaking display gardens, interesting architecture, a nature trail and a year-round calendar of special events and classes for the entire family.

Main Address:
Powell Gardens
1609 NW US Highway 50
Missouri 64061 United States of America

Telephone: (816) 697-2600
Fax: (816) 697-2619
URL: www.powellgardens.org
Primary Email: info@powellgardens.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Tabitha Schmidt, President & Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Kunso Kim, Vice President of Gardens
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
  • Date founded: 1988
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 370 Hectares
    Latitude: 38.8627650
    Longitude: -94.0493920
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Public Lectures/Talks: Yes