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Brookgreen Gardens

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United States of America - South Carolina - Murrells Inlet

Institution Code: BROKG

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level II

About the Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is:


To collect, conserve and exhibit figurative sculpture by American artists;

To cultivate a display garden and exhibit sculpture therein;
To collect, conserve and exhibit the plants, animals and cultural materials of the South Carolina Lowcountry;
To educate a diverse audience about sculpture, horticulture and the ecology and history of the Lowcountry;
To provide additional artists and cultural opportunities for members, guests and the community;
To sustain the institution and all of its assets with visionary leadership, sound management and prudent fiscal policies.

Main Address:
Brookgreen Gardens
1931 Brookgreen Drive
Mailing: P.O. Box 3368, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
Murrells Inlet
South Carolina 29576 United States of America

Telephone: (843) 235-6000
Fax: (843) 235-6039
URL: www.brookgreen.org
Primary Email: hr@brookgreen.org

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Bob Jewell, President and CEO
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1931
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 741 Hectares
    Latitude: 33.5128700
    Longitude: -79.0835280
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
  • Number of Volunteers: 300

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Acer (14 spp., 20 taxa), Berberis (3 spp., 7 taxa), Carya (8 spp., 9 taxa), Cornus (8spp., 15 taxa), Hedera (5 spp., 16 taxa), Ilex (19 spp., 54 taxa), Juniperus (9 spp., 23 taxa), Lonicera (7 spp., 7 taxa), Magnolia (13 spp., 7 taxa), Pinus (15 spp., 19

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes