The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located between Seattle and Tacoma, is a 22-acre woodland garden that is home to the largest collection of Rhododendron species in the world, the Garden displays over 700 of the more than 1,000 known species. With a Victorian stumpery, Rutherford Conservatory, pond garden, extensive fern collection, rock garden, and more, visitors will experience a diverse botanical collection in a Pacific Northwest forest setting. The Garden is home to beautiful companion plants, including the famous Himalayan Blue Poppies, Camellias, Magnolias, Japanese maples, and many rare plants.
The Visitor Center features interpretive information about the Garden and a year-round nursery with plants that have been propagated and cultivated in on-site production greenhouses. Open 10 AM – 4 PM, Tuesday through Sunday, year-round. Adult admission $8.