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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
+1 704-687-2364
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Surprising Size and Variety

Spring blooms in abundance, great structure to the various areas, diverse styles of landscaping... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FaSnizel
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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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Absolutely amazing!!!!

My mother is an avid plant collector and she has never seen the variety of plant species as she did... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
TrishMarti
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Asheboro, North Carolina
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9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spring blooms in abundance, great structure to the various areas, diverse styles of landscaping. Really liked these as smaller urban type gardens, you will enjoy.

Thank FaSnizel
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My mother is an avid plant collector and she has never seen the variety of plant species as she did in this greenhouse and gardens. Should not be missed if you are a plant lover

Thank TrishMarti
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The UNCC Botanical Gardens are always worth a visit. The collections are unique and the horticulturalists are very knowledgeable and friendly. The Suzie Harwood and NC trails behind the Botanical Garden are beautiful (especially in spring and throughout the summer. The pagoda house, little bridges...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had a good time wandering around the garden. For late summer there was quite a bit of flowering plants. The wooded side of the park was interesting too. . Well marked and labeled. We enjoyed the indoor greenhouse also. Interesting displays.

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this gardens as part of a first trip to Charlotte, as we often visit gardens when we travel. This one is small and somewhat informal, but nice. Admission and parking is free (park in front of Parking Services building, across the street from...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place is bigger than expected. Although the signage could be better, once you get your bearings you may find that you prefer to be lost in their woods! The plant sale in April is the best place to purchase easy to care for native...More

Thank npotter2017
Reviewed 4 July 2017

My husband and I had a lovely day exploring and seeing so many beautiful and exotic plants. It was not crowded at all, so we had a leisurely, peaceful stroll through the grounds, buildings and trails.

Thank Judah J
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The grounds are lovely. Lots of "pocket gardens", water, sculptures, picnic benches etc. Flowers are mostly shade variety as you are walking in a forest. BUT if you have anyone in your party that is at all walking challenged or if you are even thinking...More

Thank D K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The gardens were small but peaceful. Students took refuge in the many benches and birds loved the luscious landscape.The website was helpful for where to park.

Thank nschmitt0707
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The gardens provide a short, shady stroll on a campus hillside, with a selection of exotic plants in the greenhouses. Keep a look-out for the Spring plant sale (usually in April) - garden staff and volunteers can help you select whatever you might need for...More

1  Thank Doc2r_Phil
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