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The Wellesley College Botanic Gardens (WCBG) includes 22 acres of gardens and greenhouses located on campus, with a focus on maximizing biodiversity for education and engagement of Wellesley students, community members, and the public.
Please use this website to navigate our gardens, and learn about plant species and collections in the gardens. For more information, visit our homepage. Thank you for visiting!

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Our Collections
The new Global Flora conservatory houses the permanent collection of indoor plants, which range from cool desert to warm subtropical species, with a focus on the diversity of form.
The outdoor gardens represent a diversity of habitats and horticultural conditions, and consist of collections within The Alexandra Botanic Garden, H. H. Hunnewell Arboretum, Creighton Educational Garden, the Edible Ecosystem Teaching Garden (EETG), and other outdoor areas.
Specialty gardens include a dwarf conifer reference garden and a bog garden.