Meet the Plants

Help increase awareness about what threatens native flora and learn how we can save plants and people together. Read stories and explore free resources to get involved, or further critical plant conservation efforts with a gift of support.
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Hope for the Future

NTBG staff discovered several new populations of rare plants on Kauai. Learn more about these exciting discoveries from the scientists who found them.
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Visit NTBG

Planning to visit an NTBG garden soon? Please note capacity is limited. Book your tour early to ensure availability.
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IUCN Red Listing

NTBG scientists have completed the assessment of all 255 Kauai single-island endemic vascular plants.
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Welcome to the National Tropical Botanical Garden

Saving Plants, Saving People

The National Tropical Botanical Garden is dedicated to preserving tropical plant diversity and stemming the tide of extinction – through plant exploration, propagation, habitat restoration, scientific research, and educationNTBG’s Gardens and preserves are safe havens for at-risk species that otherwise might disappear forever.

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4013 South Douglas Rd Coconut Grove FL
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(305)442-7169
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650 Ulaino Rd Hana HI
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808)248-8912
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5-8291 Kuhio Highway Hanalei
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(808)826-1053
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4425 Lawa’i Road Koloa
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(808)742-2623
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4425 Lawai Road Koloa, HI
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(808)742-2623
Mon Jun 6, 2022

Plant Sale on July 3

Limahuli Garden and Preserve | 5-8291 Kuhio Highway

Head to Limahuli Garden and Preserve for a plant sale on July 3, 2022! Plants from our Limahuli Garden collection will be available.

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Mon Jun 6, 2022

Moonlight & Music

McBryde Garden | Koloa Hawaii

Save the date for August 20th 2022!

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Sun Jun 5, 2022

2022 Summer Movie Nights

South Shore Visitor Center | Across from Spouting Horn Park

Join us for a night under the stars with your friends & family at our annual Summer Movie Nights! Featuring Encanto, Sing 2 & Jungle Cruise.

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Sat Jun 4, 2022

Weekly Aloha Market

South Shore Visitor Center | 4425 Lawai Rd, Koloa, HI 96756

Head to our South Shore Visitor Center on Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to explore Kauai made gifts & crafts at our Weekly Aloha Market.

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Hawaii Education Series

Fri Jun 10, 2022

Explore our Hawaii Education Series for fun and inspirational videos and activities for classrooms and families across Hawaii.

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Saving Spores

Tue Jun 7, 2022

Often overlooked, ferns are a critical part of Hawaii’s native forest ecosystems and watersheds. Learn how NTBG scientists are saving spores.

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Growing Gardenia Remyi

Wed May 11, 2022

The propagation of a rare Hawaiian tree, Gardenia remyi, in our Conservation Nursery connects us to the past and shows us a way forward.

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2020 Robert Allerton Award Presented to P. Barry Tomlinson for Extraordinary Contributions to Botany and Horticulture

Tue May 3, 2022

Kalaheo, Hawaii (May 3, 2022)—The National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) has announced that it has […]

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Breadfruit Institute

To promote the conservation, study, and use of Breadfruit for food and reforestation.
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