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Discover the World of Orchids
This year's annual orchid show in collaboration with Smithsonian Gardens runs February 17 through April 30, 2023! The exhibit celebrates the diversity of orchids found throughout the world, with thousands of orchid blooms throughout the Conservatory.
Cool Spring? Warm Conservatory.
Days might still be chilly, but the Conservatory is full of warmth! Come explore plant collections ranging from arid deserts to lush tropical forests!
U.S. Tree Assessment
Researchers complete first comprehensive threat assessment of all U.S. trees; at least 1-in-9 U.S. tree species threatened with extinction
Our collections range from orchids and cactus to roses and carnivorous plants. See plants from throughout the U.S. and around the world!
The U.S. Botanic Garden showcases many plants native to the United States. Find them throughout the Garden!
The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) inspires people to appreciate, study, and conserve plants to enrich society locally and globally.
Locations & Hours
Gated Outdoor Gardens
Bartholdi Fountain and Gardens
Explore and Discover
"Cultivate: Growing Food in a Changing World" exhibitAgriculture impacts everyone’s daily life and not just because of the food we eat. Explore the galleries and gardens to learn how inventive ideas in agriculture, both scientific and social, sustain and enrich life and how growing and cooking food connects people with each other and communities.
Friends of the U.S. Botanic GardenThe Friends of the U.S. Botanic Garden is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that supports the educational outreach activities at the U.S. Botanic Garden.
PartnershipsThe U.S. Botanic Garden collaborates with other public gardens, federal and municipal agencies, and nonprofit organizations to achieve shared goals through projects that have wide-reaching impacts.