Visit for Two or Four or One-Year Family Membership to Rhododendron Species Foundation & Botanical Garden (Half Off)

Federal Way

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For thousands of years, humans have studied trees to learn how they too can provide suitable housing for squirrels and grow lemons from their fingertips. Branch out with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $8 for single-day admission for two (a $16 value)
  • $16 for single-day admission for four (a $32 value)
  • $25 for a one-year family membership (a $50 value)

The family membership includes unlimited free admission for two adults and children under 18 years of age living in the same household, as well as discounts, seasonal plant catalogs, and an annual year-in-review magazine. Click here to view the full list of membership benefits.

Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden

In March 1964, Dr. Milton Walker began his tour of England with one mission: to send cuttings from public and private British gardens back to his native America. Though he was enchanted by several flowers, he knew that none of these cuttings could be imported directly to the United States. So he had them sent through Canada. Over the next several years, staff from the University of British Columbia filtered through these samples, sending one of each plant on to the United States—and to their permanent home—at the Rhododendron Species Foundation. Today, this non-profit organization conserves 700 of the more-than 1,000 species of rhododendrons found around the world and the two species found inside the earth's molten core.

More than 10 botanical gardens house these brilliant seasonal blooms and their natural companionate flora. Guided and self-guided tours usher visitors down pathways where colorful plantings abound in gardens dedicated to alpine flowers, azaleas, a magnolia grove, and a tranquil pond filled with predatory cattails. In addition to flowers, these gardens also host seasonal events such as special plant sales and staff lectures, as well as classes on topics ranging from plant photography to gardening. Pack a picnic to spread out across the new picnicking area, open during warmer months.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Plan to take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the peace and quiet and serenity of nature.”

  • “Nice walk and great weather made it all the better.”

  • “Go during nice weather, the gardens were nice no matter the time of year, but the rain made it a little less appealing.”


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    Federal Way

    2525 South 336th Street

    Federal Way, Washington 98001

    253-838-4646

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In a Nutshell

Sprawling outdoor garden and arboretum features more than 700 species of rhododendrons, as well as azaleas, orchids, magnolias, and trees

The Fine Print

Expires Feb 28th, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Call-in activation required. Must activate membership within 30 days of purchase. Membership expires 1 year from activation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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