Fort Worth Botanic Garden

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United States of America - Texas - Fort Worth

Institution Code: FORTW

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Texas, is a lush 109-acre tapestry of dappled shade and vibrant splashes of color. A peaceful haven nestled in the heart of Fort Worth's Cultural District, the Garden is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants that flourish in its 23 specialty gardens.

Mission Statement:
Engage, inform and inspire with plants, landscapes and nature.

Main Address:
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard
Fort Worth
Texas 76107 United States of America

Telephone: (817) 392-5510
Fax: (817) 392-5539
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Bob Byers, Director
    Curator's Name: Steve Huddleston, Senior Horticulturist
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Darcy Gustafson

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1933
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 44 Hectares
    Latitude: 32.7404540
    Longitude: -97.3626430
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 929 Metres

Features and Facilities

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

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Begonias, orchids, plants of North Central Texas
  • Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes