Boerner Botanical Gardens

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United States of America - Wisconsin - Hales Corners

Institution Code: BOERN

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level II

Main Address:
Boerner Botanical Gardens
Milwaukee County Parks
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners
Wisconsin 53130 United States of America

Telephone: (414) 525-5650
Fax: (414) 525-5610
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Shirley Dommer Walszak, Gardens Director
    Curator's Name: Dave Wanninger, Horticulturist In Charge
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1939
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 42.9373890
    Longitude: -88.0306150
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Roses, mixed perennial borders, annual flower beds, flowering crabapples, lilacs, tulips, daffodils, herbaceous and tree peonias, Iris, Hemerocallis, hardy lilies.

Conservation Programmes

  • Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

Education Programmes