Welcome to RPG
RPG's All-America Selections Display Garden is one of only a few in the region. Here, local gardeners can come and view flowers and plants tested by the All-America Selections national organization.
The Betty Ott Talking Garden is a sensory garden designed especially for sight-impaired visitors, but all are welcome. The Garden features textured and aromatic plants that engage the senses, particularly those of touch, smell, and sound.
Throughout the summer, the Latin American Garden showcases cacti, succulents, flowering plants, and tropical fruits found in the Latin region of Central and South America.
Developed during the 1960s, the Japanese Garden was inspired by traditional Japanese design: it uses plants and materials to suggest a soothing, ancient, and faraway landscape. Of special interest is the Metasequoia, or Dawn Redwood Tree, grown from one of six seeds brought from Japan.
Structured and serene, The Mall is a traditional formal garden with clipped hedges enclosing a manicured grass center. Elegant statues placed at each corner of the garden represent the four seasons. Special activities are often held here.
The Willott Iris Garden is a tribute to iris experts and Greenhouse volunteers,Tony and Dorothy Willott. It features many of the award winning irises that they hybridized at RPG. Garden walkways are made of specially inscribed memorial bricks.
RPG features seasonal gardens and exhibits throughout the year. Something is always in bloom at RPG. From the colorful fruit trees in the Tropical Showhouse to the prize winning irises in the Willott Iris Garden, RPG will delight your senses. Tap the ink below to see a full list of gardens and exhibits.