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Norfolk Botanical Garden

United States of America - Virginia - Norfolk

Institution Code: ODU

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: N

About the Norfolk Botanical Garden

The mission of Norfolk Botanical Garden is to enrich life by promoting the enjoyment of plants and the environment through beautiful gardens and educational programs.

Main Address:
Norfolk Botanical Garden
6700 Azalea Garden Road
Virginia 23518-5337 United States of America

Telephone: (757) 441-5830
Fax: (757) 853-8294
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Donald R. Buma, Executive Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: David Foss, Plant Recorder

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Y
  • Date founded: 1938
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 63 Hectares
    Latitude: 36.901617
    Longitude: -76.200217
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Published Plant Catalogue: Y
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Disabled access: Y

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 11718
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 7593
  • Special Collections:Camellia, Rhododendron (azalea), Hydrangea, Roses, Holly (Ilex), Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia),Conifers, Helleborus, Hemerocallis, Hosta, Iris, Magnolia, Mahonia(Berberis), Narcissus,Viburnum
  • Invasive Species Policy: Y
    Plant Collection Policy: Y

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Special Exhibitions: Y
    Education Programme: Y
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