Botanical Gardens at UNC Charlotte

These gardens feature hundreds of varieties of flowers from roses to rhododendron to crepe myrtles to cymbidium orchids. The Van Landingham Glen one of the leading rhododendron gardens in the Southeast and the Susie Harwood Garden with its Oriental gazebo winter garden and plants from around the world are both open to the public daily during daylight hours.

A special highlight of the Greenhouse is a two-story simulated rain forest. The Greenhouse also offers a number of other climate areas which house desert plants winter-flowering orchids carnivorous pitcher plants and many others.

Hours & Admission

The outdoor gardens are open daylight hours, 7 days a week. The greenhouse is open Monday - Saturday, 10 am to 3 pm & Sunday, 1pm to 4pm

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Botanical Gardens at UNC Charlotte

9090 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
704 687-0720 phone

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Parking & Transit

Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm visitors may park in one of the designated “Greenhouse Visitor” parking spaces across Craver Rd. from the Greenhouse, adjacent to the Parking Services Bldg. Just go inside the parking services building to obtain a free visitor parking permit (good for 4 hours) and place in your vehicle.

Weekends and holidays visitors may park in any unmarked space on campus without a permit.