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Niagara's Horticultural Delights

Explore the beauty and diversity of Niagara's parks, gardens, horticultural displays and floral shows.

Niagara's Horticultural Delights

Niagara's Floral Clock  - Floral Clock is one of the world's largest Floral Clocks at 40 feet (12.2 meters) in diameter. It was built in 1950 inspired by the original floral clock in Edinburg, Scotland.

Centennial Lilac Garden - Adjacent to the Floral Clock is a Centennial Lilac Garden, a beautiful lilac garden which blooms profusely late in May or early in June each year. There are over 200 different varieties planted there and a total of over 1,200 individual scrubs.

Queen Victoria Park - This wonderful parkland area adjacent to the Canadian "Horseshoe" Falls is truly a royal garden setting and yours to enjoy free of charge. It is named after Queen Victoria, the reigning British monarch when The Niagara Parks Commission was established in 1885. Queen Victoria Park provides the best view for Falls Fireworks or nightly Falls Illumination.

Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens -  Visitors can enjoy 40 hectares (99 acres) of beautifully maintained gardens, including perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, a formal parterre garden, shade, herb and vegetable plantings, an aviary as well as our world-famous Rose Garden featuring over 2,400 roses.

Niagara Butterfly Conservatory - Home to one of the largest collection of free-flying butterflies, showcased in a 11,000 square foot, 15 million dollar Butterfly Conservatory is vondrous adventure into a new realm of natural splendour and attraction you have to visit.

Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse - This popular free attraction is visited by huge number of people on an annual basis. Located on the Niagara Parkway just 1/4 mile (500 meters) south of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, it is open year round daily.

Oakes Garden Theatre - Oakes Garden Theatre is located directly opposite the Maid of the Mist Plaza and is the entranceway to Queen Victoria Park. This free horticultural and architectural highlight of the Niagara Parks was formally opened in 1937, and it is the key central area of Niagara Parks that showcases the American and Horseshoe Falls.

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Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse

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