Cheekwood Botanical Garden

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United States of America - Tennessee - Nashville

Institution Code: CHEEK

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Cheekwood Botanical Garden
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Tennessee 37205 United States of America

Telephone: (615) 353-2148
Fax: (615) 353-2731
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Jane MacLeod, President/CEO
    Curator's Name: Peter Grimaldi, Vice President of Gardens & Horticulture
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Leigh Anne Lomax, Botanical Garden and Horticulture Manager

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1960
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 40 Hectares
    Latitude: 36.0863380
    Longitude: -86.8739600
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 140000

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Camellia (1 spp., 39 taxa), Cornus (8 spp., 20 taxa), Trillium (35 spp., 45 taxa), Narcissus (600 taxa), boxwood, bromeliads, orchids, perennials, herbs.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Courses for General Public: Yes