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South Carolina Botanical Garden, The

United States of America - South Carolina - Clemson

Institution Code: CLEMS

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: N

About the South Carolina Botanical Garden, The

The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a diverse 295 acres of natural landscapes, display gardens, and miles of streams and nature trails. Together with distinguished education and outreach programs, a nationally recognized nature-based sculpture collection, and the Bob Campbell Geology Museum, the SCBG is a premier site for experiencing nature and culture.

The South Carolina Botanical Garden is home to an official American Hosta Society Display Garden, a 70-acre arboretum, miles of nature trails and streams, a butterfly garden, wildflower meadow and fern and bog gardens. The Garden is also home to over 400 varieties of camellias, as well as an extensive collection of hollies, hydrangeas, magnolias and native plants.

Main Address:
South Carolina Botanical Garden, The
Clemson University
150 Discovery Lane
Clemson
South Carolina 29634 United States of America

Telephone: (864) 656-3405
Fax: (864) 656-3608
URL: www.clemson.edu/public/scbg
Primary Email: scbg@clemson.edu

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Patrick McMillan
    Curator's Name: John Bodiford, Senior Horticulturist
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Amy Hackney Blackwell

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Y
  • Date founded: 1958
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
  • Total Area: 119 Hectares
    Latitude: 34.6684690
    Longitude: -82.8273010
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Open to public: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 100000

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Ilex, Rhododendron, Camellia.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: Y
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Courses for General Public: Y
    Education Programme: Y
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