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Rotary Gardens


Rotary Botanical Gardens is a 15-acre (61,000 m2) botanical garden located in Janesville, Wisconsin that is open to the public. It was established by the Janesville Noon Rotary Club on the grounds of a defunct quarry.

The gardens include 1008 taxa (3,032 specimens) of woody plants (trees, shrubs, vines); 2,112 taxa (6,185 specimens) of perennials; 928 taxa (350,000 total bulbs, not including tulips) of bulbs; and 500 yearly taxa (averaging 75,000 plants/year) for a running total of 4548 taxa (and growing) of seasonal plantings.


Plantings

Permanent Collections include
  • Alliums - 54 varieties, spring/early summer blooming
  • Daffodils - 300+ varieties, all 13 divisions represented
  • Bearded Iris - 60+ varieties
  • Daylilies - 300+ varieties
  • Hostas - 200+ varieties
  • Ferns - 250+ varieties by 2004
  • Roses - 100+ varieties, AARS Award Winners
  • Hardy bulbs - 900+ varieties
Seasonal Collections include

See also

  • List of botanical gardens in the United States

External links

  • Rotary Botanical Gardens website

Coordinates: 42°41′02″N 89°00′59″W / 42.68389°N 89.01639°W / 42.68389; -89.01639

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