Scroll Through Summer: June

The summer sun brings about the peak of several showy plant collections at the Missouri Botanical Garden — including lilies and daylilies— while hostas and hydrangeas flourish in the cooling shade. June also marks the peak of the spectacular iris collection along the zigzag bridge in the Japanese Garden. Take a virtual stroll through the Garden with 30 of our favorite photos from June.

A fern in the shade of the Stumpery.
Prickly pear cacti bloom in the Rock Garden.
The Central Axis features three water lily pools.
A climbing rose, Rosa ‘Golden Gate’ set against a blue sky in the Gladney Rose Garden.

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A Japanese maple in the English Woodland Garden.
A bird cherry, Prunus avium, full of fruit in the Ottoman Garden.
Horticulturist Travis Hall plants the main driveway into the Garden.
Astilbe ‘Rheinland’ in the Hosta Garden.
Dragon arum, a corpse flower relative, blooms in the English Woodland Garden.

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Serviceberry, Amalanchier arborea, in fruit near the entrance to the Children’s Garden.
An aerial view of the zigzag bridge in the Japanese Garden, with irises in bloom.
Irises bloom along the zigzag bridge in the Japanese Garden.
A climbing rose on the side of the Herring House, near the Museum.
Daylilies in the Bulb Garden.
A daylily in the Daylily Garden.
A daylily in the Daylily Garden.
A family enjoys blooming lilies in the Bulb Garden.

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Lilies in the Bulb Garden.
Lilium ‘White Heaven’ in the Lehmann Rose Garden.
Gladiolus in the Bulb Garden.
We ❤️ gladiolus!
A water lily blooms in the pools outside the Linnean House.
Tennessee coneflower and sneezeweed in the Rock Garden.
The Herring House.
The statue of Juno looks over the summer annuals planted in the Formal Garden.
A hosta blooms in the Stumpery.
Hostas near the Arbor of the Plum Wind in the Japanese Garden.
Smooth hydrangea blooms poking through the fence in the Herb Garden.
Hydrangea macrophylla in the English Woodland Garden.
A new copper roof adorns the Mausoleum of Henry Shaw. The original roof was damaged during a storm in 2019.

Photos by Cassidy Moody
Senior Digital Media Specialist

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