The National Garden opened in 2006 as a place for visitors to experience the diversity of plants, including the rose, America's national flower. A natural complement to the Botanic Garden Conservatory, the National Garden is an outdoor laboratory for gardening in harmony with natural ecosystems.
From this three-acre urban oasis, visitors are able to experience the beauty and power of nature, while enjoying the inspiring vistas of Capitol Hill. An abundantly landscaped path meanders through six distinct features:
Find out more about the U.S. Botanic Garden’s National Garden at usbg.gov/national-garden.
Adjacent to the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory with entrances from Independence Avenue, Maryland Avenue (at 3rd street) and from the Conservatory Terrace