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Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden

Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden

Enjoy dazzling blooms that cover over 200 roses of both old and new cultivars in the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden. There are hybrid teas, floribundas, and shrub roses of all colors.

Walk through the garden and discover a new planting of fragrant hybrid musk roses. Look for the David Austin English roses, and an enhanced collection of climbing roses, including two new miniature climbers. You will also find other interesting hybrids, such as the Griffin Buck roses, developed in the Midwest for their cold hardiness. The garden is highlighted by a new, more flowing path design with two new benches to sit in and enjoy the garden.

The peak of the flowering season, usually occurs in mid- to late May and is not to be missed. However, if you cannot see the garden at this time, don't fret, since flowering continues until frost. The Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden is generously endowed by the A. E. Finley Foundation in memory of Marian Nottingham Finley and Marian Nottingham Rice.

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