VanDusen Botanical Garden is a living museum of 7,500 plant species collected from around the globe. Plants are arranged in collections displayed throughout the Garden’s 55-acres of rolling hills, lakes and waterfalls. Highlights: Spring – Cherries, Rhododendrons, Laburnums; Summer - Perennial & Meadow Gardens, Waterlilies, Heirloom Vegetable Garden; Autumn – Maple Collection, Autumn Colour Walk; Winter – Witchhazels, Viburnums, Hellebores. Feature Areas: Rose Garden, Sino-Himalayan Area, Canadian Heritage Area including First Nation Medicine Wheel, Cascadia Native Plants, Elizabethan Maze. Permanent international sculpture collection. The Garden is home to 65 species of birds. Architecturally important Living Building Visitor Centre is a model of sustainability.
5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, V6M 4H1
Children Friendly Garden
Restaurant on Site
Parking on Site
Accessible by Public Transit
Tour Bus Parking
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Canada's Garden Route Spokesperson
Author of "A Garden Lover's Guide to Canada"
Getting someone to visit a garden in summer is a snap: we all know gardens are striking in the summer months, with flowers galore. But what about fall? Garden visitors diminish with falling temperatures, as if they’re convinced the show is over as of Labour Day. But it isn’t. There’s still plenty to see in Canada’s public gardens right up until snowfall and even beyond.