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Garden Tour

July 7, 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meet our plants - and our horticulturalist. Free with admission. July 7

Plants Gone wild

Meet our Exotic Plants
Take a tour of vibrant, leafy plants that evoke a sense of being in the jungle or a tropical paradise. Bamboo, banana, perennials, evergreens - meet the tropical plants that thrive in our Northwest climate.
Explore our plants
Meet our horticulturalist
The man who makes the landscape.
Get tips from our horticulturalist Bryon Jones and be awed by the power of plants at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Meet 10am at the Pacific Rim Plaza, just inside the front gate. Free with admission.

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Our Zoo is nestled into one of the country's biggest urban parks - Point Defiance Park - with show gardens including rose, dahlia, iris, Japanese, Northwest and rhododendron. Our rangers even give forest tours.