Chicago Botanic Garden

Explore the Garden

garden highlights

Great Basin Highlights

• Tropical Greenhouse

• Semitropical Greenhouse

• Topiary Collection

• Desert Greenhouse



gardening tips

Featured Video

Heather Sherwood plants a 6-foot poinsettia sphere that will be displayed during Wonderland Express.

The Greenhouses

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The Greenhouses display beautiful and fragrant flowering plants, rare plants, edible plants, utilitarian plants, seasonal plants, and houseplants from around the world.

Wet tropical rain forests and hot desert sands are two environments that have produced some of the most unusual plants on earth. Many can be viewed here, along with our warm temperate collection, in three greenhouse areas.