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Rhododendron 'Vernus'

Dwarf Flowering Crabapple

Malus 'Lanzam' LANCELOT

Double Late Tulip

Tulipa 'Dream Touch'

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About Garden Explorer


Our diverse cultivated collection of plants are located within specialty gardens surrounding the Nevin Welcome Center and within the nearby 150-acre F. R. Newman Arboretum.

Comstock Knoll and Rhododendron Collection

Explore over 100 varieties of rhododendrons and a rich mix of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous perennials on this small hill.

Jennings Crabapple Collection

This collection of crabapples represents the best cultivars for this region.

Cornell Class of 1923 Flowering Tree Collection

Trees in the Flowering Tree Collection were selected for their beauty and small stature.


We steward over 3,600 acres of biologically diverse landscapes that represent the full range of ecological communities found in the Finger Lakes region.

Mundy Wildflower Garden

Here you will find a remarkable variety of plants native to the Cayuga Lake Basin.

Park Park

A variety of plant communities including forest, shrub thicket, wetland, meadow and prairie near Fall Creek.

Fall Creek Gorge

Nearly 200 feet deep, Fall Creek’s Gorge is among the most impressive gorges in the Finger Lakes Region.

grow (plants) yourself!

For gardeners in parts of New York State and Connecticut, you can order plants seen at Cornell Botanic Gardens from ShrubBucket, a distributor of high-quality perennials.

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