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BOTANIC GARDEN of TEXAS

A garden for everyone, open by reservation with limited capacity

Questions? Call our hotline at 512.232.0101.
Read more about our response to COVID-19 here.

EVENTS & CLASSES

Join us for one of our exciting classes, programs or events

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Plant Propagation (Series) – VIRTUAL

Mondays, Sept. 28 – Oct. 26

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Fall Native Plant Sale (Public Days)

Fridays – Sundays, Oct. 9 – Nov. 22

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Fortlandia: Opening Weekend (Members Only)

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 3 & 4
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Yoga & Singing Bowls – VIRTUAL

Monthly, First Sundays

Oct 06

Parent & Toddler Yoga – VIRTUAL

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Oct 11

FIND A PLANT

Discover the Native Plants of North America


GARDEN VIEWS

An inside glimpse of the gardens from our Instagram feed

Instagram post 17878955473821143 Sharing our sunshine on a cloudy day 🌿✨ #ThisWeatherTho 🍂

📸: sunflower (Helianthus annus) w/wax mallow (Malvaviscus drummondii) in the Family Garden
Instagram post 18162174976014937 Rain is super welcome here, but can also make a top-heavy flowering plant, well, less than vertical. Sometimes our gardeners give these plants a little help by lifting them back up toward the sun after the storm. How sweet is that?🌿💕 

📸: 🌧gayfeather (Leatris punctata) 

#NatureLovers #ATXWeather #FallingForward #Liatris
Instagram post 18135303289100581 Rudbeckia is said to represent Justice⚖️. It is a queenly and well loved wildflower that can grow aggressively and serves a variety of wildlife. It’s historically been employed to treat ailments. Its presence livens up any garden or meadow. Note, these flowers often display an ornate collar pattern and can give the impression of being haloed by a golden crown (as seen in the lower left). 💛

📸: Rudbeckia hirta 

#idissent #peaceandjustice #rbgblooms #flowersandhope
Instagram post 17952899275364320 🐦 Lookin like a snack! 🐤

American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) is full-on fruiting, arguably the most wonderful time of the year (especially if you’re a peckish bird). See today’s Story for a link to the plant’s profile in our database 🌱🤓 or check out the TLDR slide for quick facts. Have a beauty-full day! 🌿💕

#callicarpa #BeautyBerry #BirdFood #NativeTexasPlant #GardenCore
Instagram post 17864673785068620 It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in with you, friends! How are you? What are you enjoying and what are you looking forward to? 

We’re enjoying the abundance of bees like this bumbler on fall obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana), the beauty and fragrance of late summer blooms, deep breaths and birdsong and slightly cooler morning walks. We’re looking forward to our Fall Native Plant Sale, #Fortlandia, staying open late in October and fall classes (we’re announcing more each week!). 🌿🐝💚
Instagram post 17858792423121162 No matter whether the weather is wetter it’s better to weather the weather together. 🐦🎵 + Partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata) ⛈ 

👉🏽PS- This plant is in the same fam as yesterday’s featured rattlebush, the fab Fabaceae (pea family) ... and speaking of peas, check out our new class on food plants in today’s Story or at wildflower.org/learn 🥒

#Fabacea #LearnOnline #ATXWeather #RainyDayFeels
Instagram post 17864990675053225 Some of the most organized laborers we know of. They work long hours alongside our gardeners, landscape technicians, nursery crew and volunteers. 

Bumblebees on spotted bee balm (Monarda punctata) in the Edible Garden. 

#BeeWell #WorkerBees #Bombus #Monarda #PollinatorGardens
Instagram post 17878955473821143 Sharing our sunshine on a cloudy day 🌿✨ #ThisWeatherTho 🍂

📸: sunflower (Helianthus annus) w/wax mallow (Malvaviscus drummondii) in the Family Garden
Instagram post 18162174976014937 Rain is super welcome here, but can also make a top-heavy flowering plant, well, less than vertical. Sometimes our gardeners give these plants a little help by lifting them back up toward the sun after the storm. How sweet is that?🌿💕 

📸: 🌧gayfeather (Leatris punctata) 

#NatureLovers #ATXWeather #FallingForward #Liatris
Instagram post 18135303289100581 Rudbeckia is said to represent Justice⚖️. It is a queenly and well loved wildflower that can grow aggressively and serves a variety of wildlife. It’s historically been employed to treat ailments. Its presence livens up any garden or meadow. Note, these flowers often display an ornate collar pattern and can give the impression of being haloed by a golden crown (as seen in the lower left). 💛

📸: Rudbeckia hirta 

#idissent #peaceandjustice #rbgblooms #flowersandhope
Instagram post 17952899275364320 🐦 Lookin like a snack! 🐤

American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) is full-on fruiting, arguably the most wonderful time of the year (especially if you’re a peckish bird). See today’s Story for a link to the plant’s profile in our database 🌱🤓 or check out the TLDR slide for quick facts. Have a beauty-full day! 🌿💕

#callicarpa #BeautyBerry #BirdFood #NativeTexasPlant #GardenCore
Instagram post 17864673785068620 It’s been a minute since we’ve checked in with you, friends! How are you? What are you enjoying and what are you looking forward to? 

We’re enjoying the abundance of bees like this bumbler on fall obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana), the beauty and fragrance of late summer blooms, deep breaths and birdsong and slightly cooler morning walks. We’re looking forward to our Fall Native Plant Sale, #Fortlandia, staying open late in October and fall classes (we’re announcing more each week!). 🌿🐝💚
Instagram post 17858792423121162 No matter whether the weather is wetter it’s better to weather the weather together. 🐦🎵 + Partridge pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata) ⛈ 

👉🏽PS- This plant is in the same fam as yesterday’s featured rattlebush, the fab Fabaceae (pea family) ... and speaking of peas, check out our new class on food plants in today’s Story or at wildflower.org/learn 🥒

#Fabacea #LearnOnline #ATXWeather #RainyDayFeels
Instagram post 17864990675053225 Some of the most organized laborers we know of. They work long hours alongside our gardeners, landscape technicians, nursery crew and volunteers. 

Bumblebees on spotted bee balm (Monarda punctata) in the Edible Garden. 

#BeeWell #WorkerBees #Bombus #Monarda #PollinatorGardens

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