Butchart Gardens

Description

The Butchart Gardens include 55 acres of manicured lawns, ponds, lakes, and exotic and native flowers. Once the site of a limestone quarry, the property was owned by Robert Pim Butchart and his wife Jennie. Through the years, she transformed it into a horticulturist's dream. The plan includes a rose garden with thousands of beds, arches, and arbors; a Japanese garden with maple trees, hydrangeas, bamboo, and the rare Tibetan blue poppy; and a formal Italian garden with a cross-shaped lily pond and sculptured trees and hedges. There is also a sunken garden. A restaurant on the estate offers lunch and afternoon tea. The Seed and Gift Store sells seeds of many of the flowers on the site.

Address

800 Benvenuto Ave
British Columbia, Canada V8M 1J8

Lat/Long

48.56229800, -123.46666000
Visit Website
(250) 652-5256

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