Map of The Gardens

Cell Phone Tour Directory

Plants of Special Interest areas are keyed on the map above

1. The Van Vleck House

2. Wisteria Courtyard
Wisteria sinensis — Chinese Wisteria (planted by Howard Van Vleck in 1939)

3. Formal Garden
The Van Vleck Rhododendrons:
Rhododendron  ‘Howard Van Vleck’
Rhododendron  ‘Betty Van Vleck’
Cedrus libani — Cedar of Lebanon
The formal perennial beds were completely replanted in 2004.

4. Rear Garden and Azalea Walk
Metasequoia glyptostroboides — Dawn Redwood
Rhododendron fortunei — Fortune Rhododendron
Cedrus atlantica glauca — Blue Atlas Cedar

5. Caretakers Cottage

6. Vistor Center and Education Center

7. Mother’s Garden and Woodlands

8. Tennis Court Garden
Wisteria floribunda — Japanese Wisteria

9. Drying Yard
Enkianthis perulatus — White Enkianthus
Rhododendron ‘Princess Elizabeth’ — Princess Elizabeth Rhododendron

10. Upper Lawn
Historic site of 59 Upper Mountain Avenue, the Van Vleck’s Tudor style home with formal gardens.  The home was demolished in the 1960’s.

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