Notable Plant Collections

 There are more than 51,000 plants in the live collection at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Below are some of our visitors' most-beloved collections.

Azaleas & Rhododendrons


Peak bloom April and May
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Camellias


Peak bloom February
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Daffodils


Peak bloom March through early April
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Daylilies


Daylily- Bess Ross

Peak bloom June
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Flowering Cherries


Peak bloom March through April
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Flowering Dogwoods


Flowering dogwood

Peak bloom April and May
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Iris


Peak bloom early May
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Lotus


Peak bloom early July
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Magnolias


Saucer magnolia

Peak bloom March and April
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Orchids


Cymbidium mimi

On display January through March
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Peonies


Peak bloom April and May
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Trees


Beautiful year-round
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Viburnums


Peak bloom April and May
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Water Lilies


Peak bloom in August and September
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Witch Hazel


Blooming October through April
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Medicinal Plants


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