A Hint of the Tropics

Each summer, colorful annuals, tender perennials and tropical plants adorn the garden beds adjacent to the Nevin Welcome Center and the Lewis Building patio. The bold, flamboyant flowers and foliage evoke a sense of the tropics which harmonizes with Ithaca’s warm summers. The plant palette of the containers and the garden beds changes each year.

Plant Care

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