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Here's just a few plants we don't want you to miss. Click to learn where to find them and more!

Chinese Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Saybrook Gold'

Dwarf Cork Fir

Abies lasiocarpa var. arizonica 'Compacta'

Yellow-Twig Dogwood

Cornus sericea 'Bud's Yellow'

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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.

Floriculture War Memorial Trail

The garden along this trail features boggy areas and running water, and shows ways to make wet areas into attractive landscape features.

Treman Woodland Walk

This intimately-scaled, hemlock-shaded, streamside garden displays moisture-loving plants that cannot be grown well elsewhere at Cornell Botanic Gardens.

Mullestein Winter Garden

Find plants with interesting color, texture, and shape, which add beauty to the winter landscape.


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

Cayuta Lake

This aquatic system is relatively pristine and noted for the presence of rare species and high biodiversity.

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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