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Category: Huntsville Botanical Garden

Giant Amazonian Water Lily

Known as the Giant Amazonian Water lily, Victoria amazonica , named for Queen Victoria in the 1830’s, has blooms that only last two nights!  Tucked between the huge circular leaves, called platters, are single buds that open white the first … Continue reading

Introduction to Curation Corner

Hello there! My name is Tracy, and I am the assistant curator at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. “What, exactly, does an assistant curator do?” you might ask. Well, I’ll tell you. I help our Curator, Mike Gibson, to ensure our … Continue reading

HBG’s Nationally Accredited Trillium Collection

While HBG houses many plant collections the Trillium collection is our first to receive national accreditation as a viable and sustainable plant collection through the American Public Garden Association’s (APGA’s) Plant Collection Network (PCN).  Amy Highland, Curator of Mt. Cuba … Continue reading


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