Wichita Sights

Botanica, the Wichita Gardens

  • 701 Amidon St. Map It
  • Wichita
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

More than 9 acres of perennials and woody plants are cultivated here, among dozens of fountains and pools. Twenty-five distinct gardens showcase a variety of themes, such as native wildflowers in the Cissy Wise Wildflower Meadow, 350 rose plants at the Jessie Wooldridge Brosius Rose Garden, and a living-herb wall at the Sally Stone Sensory Garden. A highlight is the 2,800-square-foot free-flight butterfly enclosure that is home to more than 5,000 butterflies in various stages of development; it is open from June to September only. The very interactive children's garden features a tree house to climb into and a pond to hop across.

Sight Information

Address:

701 Amidon St., Wichita, Kansas, 67203, United States

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Phone:

316-264–0448

Website: www.botanica.org

Sight Details:

  • $7
  • Year-round Mon.–Sat. 9–5; Apr.–Sept., Tues. and Thurs. 9–8; Apr.–Oct., Sun. 1–5

Published 07/22/2015

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