Hot Blooms in the City

Summer is definitely here and the Garden is in full bloom! This is a great time to experience the Garden at full tilt, awash in beautiful blooms, buzzing pollinators and talkative birds. Shade can be found around every corner and now is great time to enjoy summer in the Garden,

Pink Mist Pincushion Flower    Scabiosa 'Pink Mist'

This airy pink bloom dances in the breeze amongst an explosion of color and scent in the Fragrance Garden. The Terrace Gardens are spectacular right now, and their shady swings are calling your name!



Blue Glow Globe Thistle    Echinops 'Blue Thistle'

Tucked in the shade of the Floral Walk, these striking spheres of steel blue blooms are always well attended by pollinators. The flowers and highly textured leaves of this versatile perennial add interest to sunny or shady garden areas.



Carefree Delight Rose    Rosa 'MEIpotal'

This is just one of they myriad of roses that are strutting their stuff throughout the Rose Garden. Be sure to take a moment to enjoy the shady bench near the waterfall while you bask in the beauty of thousands of roses.



Purple Coneflower    Echinacea purpurea

The large and delightfully bright blooms develop large spiky center cones that inspired the scientific name Echinacea, which means hedgehog in Greek.



Moon Carrot    Seseili gummiferum

This unusual and easy to grow biennial produces large flower heads with light pink to white blooms. It is just about to open it's blooms in the Mediterranean area of the Floral Walk.



Nancy's Red-hot Poker    Kniphofia 'Nancy's Red'

These flower spikes are as red-hot as the temperatures and could make a fun addition to the mid-summer blooms in your garden.



The Garden is as alive with activities as it is with flowers! Be sure to check out the calendar of events and you'll be sure to find an class, exhibit or concert that will inspire your summer adventures.



Photos by Sarah Sandoval


HOURS
Jan 2-Mar 31: 9 am-5 pm
April 1-30: 9 am-7:30pm
May 1-Aug 31: 9 am-9 pm*
Sept 1-30: 9 am-7:30 pm*
Oct 1-Dec 23: 9 am-5 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day
and Dec 24-Jan 1

*Days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, hours are 9 am-5 pm.

Only Service Animals are allowed in the Garden

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
Adults (ages 18-64): $10
Seniors (ages 65+): $8
Military w/ID: $8
Children (ages 3-17): $6
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $8
U of U Students: Free with valid ID

Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person

Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

XMission

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