The Garden in bloom 


Cleveland Botanical Garden is a vibrant, ever-changing oasis. Beauty is in bloom at every turn. With 20 distinct gardens and a Glasshouse showcasing both rainforest and desert plants, you'll find many plants in bloom every day of the year.

Here is a small sample of some of our favorites for this season. Join us this summer to see them!

  • Hemerocallis
    Hemerocallis 'Passion for Red' (hybrid daylily)
    Beautiful (and edible!) daylilies decorate the Potager Garden in the Campsey Stauffer Gateway Garden.
  • Nymphaea
    Nymphaea 'Yuh Ling' (hardy water lily)
    The Conway Pool on the Katherine Phillip Geis Terrace is the stage for showstopping waterlilies.
  • Musa ornata
    Musa ornata 'Lavender Lady' (ornamental banana)
    Bananas and other exotic tropical plants bloom all around as visitors relax on the Katherine Phillip Geis Terrace.
  • Lavandula angustifolia (English lavender)
    Lavandula angustifolia (English lavender)
    When the lavender blooms in the Western Reserve Herb Society Herb Garden, every breath is an aromatherapy experience.
  • Rosa
    Rosa 'Dortmund' (climbing kordesii rose)
    This invincible climber covers an arbor in Mary Ann Sears Swetland Rose Garden with waves of blossoms.
  • Campanula
    Campanula 'Kent Belle' (hybrid bellflower)
    Vivid purple flowers harmonize with pinks and yellows in the C.K. Patrick Perennial Border.
  • Rosa x Meipotal (Carefree Delight shrub rose)
    Rosa x Meipotal (Carefree Delight shrub rose)
    Carefree Delight lives up to its name in the C.K. Patrick Perennial Border.
  • Tropaeolum majus (nasturtium)
    Tropaeolum majus (nasturtium)
    The Inspiration Kitchen Garden is full of good things to eat, including the peppery-sweet flowers and leaves of nasturtium.