Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden990 Washington Ave Brooklyn, NY 11225
Immerse yourself in 52 acres of year-round beauty at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Home to over 18,000 types of plants, the Garden's diverse collection celebrates nature's ever-changing spectacle with a glorious succession of color, texture and atmosphere through the seasons—from the very first cherry blossoms heralding spring's arrival to autumn's blaze of foliage and the poetic silhouettes of winter trees.
A verdant sanctuary amid the bustle of the city, Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a lush and intimate retreat to connect with and become inspired by the wonders of the natural world. Visit www.bbg.org to discover what's blooming now.
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A firework of color from the aptly named staghorn sumac, whose botanical name in latin was noted as “the branches are rough like antlers in velvet.”