The Garden Guide

Washington Park Botanical Garden

The park was designed in a prarie style by O C Simonds. Robert Lawson was landscape architect for the Rose Garden. The park has 9,000 square feet of greenhouse area. There is also an iris garden, a perennial border, a glass dome conservatory, the Betty Mood Smith Rockery, a Roman Cultural Garden and an outdoor cactus garden.

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Springfield Park District, 1740 West Fayette Ave, Springfield, Illinois, USA, IL 62704

All year. Daily. Open noon to 4pm (weekends 5pm). Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.


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