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Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis Botanic Garden was established under its current name in 1966, but its history much further. All the way back to 1819, in fact, when Memphis was formed. Like the city, Memphis Botanic Garden has expanded in the years since, eventually spanning 96 acres and 29 specialty gardens, home to a few other key numbers.
- The Charlotte Sawyer Daffodil Trail and Nana's Garden/Daffodil Hill—conceived in 1973—is formed by approximately 117 varieties of yellow, white, and orange daffodils. Each spring, up to 300,000 yellow, white, and orange of these flowers bloom along the garden's stone-lined creek beds.
- Opened in 2011, the herb garden is filled with 300 endangered and threatened plant species from around the globe. The area is divided into 3 sections: East Coast and Southeast US woodland plants, Asian woodland plants, and European woodland plants, where horticulturists learn to cultivate these plants.
- The Ketchum Memorial Iris Garden was created in 1953 with the donation of 2,500 iris rhizomes/ Because irises have a short blooming period, they share this space with the daylily garden, a collection of about 500 daylilies that's been recognized as an official American Hemerocallis Society display garden.
- The rose garden moved from Overton Park to its current site in 1958, where it was crowned with its fountain centerpiece in 1969. About 48 varieties of roses surround that structure, ranging from hybrid tea roses to the autumn damask, a fragrant rose that may have originated as early as 1000 BC.