Des Moines, Iowa, Department of Parks and Recreation
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides
Mixed archival materials
United States of America, Iowa, Polk County, Des Moines
Des Moines Botanical Center (Des Moines, Iowa)
This public garden includes more than 15,000 blooming or ornamental plants on display from tropical, sub-tropical and arid locations from around the world. Jungle as well as desert habitats are included. Exhibit themes and plants change 10 times each year, providing a year-round sample of the world's most beautiful scenery. Of special interest is the Hirsch/Ladany Bonsai Collection, one of the more significant U.S. collections of bonsai. A river walk follows the edge of the Des Moines River, while enchanting landscaping and an unending variety of perennial, herb, and annual gardens provide an unforgettable outdoor experience in any season.
Persons and organizations associated with the property include: Department of Parks and Recreation of Des Moines, Iowa (owner).