Ruth Bancroft Garden

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United States of America - California - Walnut Creek

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Ruth Bancroft Garden

The mission of the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Inc. is to preserve this exceptional example of garden design and to continue to develop its collection of water-conserving plants for the education and enjoyment of the public.

Main Address:
Ruth Bancroft Garden
1552 Bancroft Road
Walnut Creek
California 94598 United States of America

Telephone: (925) 944-9352
Fax: (925) 256-1889
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ry Southard, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Brian Kemble, Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1950
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 1 Hectares
    Latitude: 37.9234950
    Longitude: -122.0363270
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Programme: Yes