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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Rose Garden reaches color peak

Posted by: Alissa Wolken, Communications

A visit to Woodland Park Zoo offers endless opportunities to witness the magnificent, from Malayan tigers taking a quick swim, to a baby porcupine discovering its new world.

Photo by Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo.

But the beauty of nature isn’t just witnessed through the zoo’s animals; it is also experienced through the stunning horticulture on zoo grounds, including the exquisite Rose Garden.

Photo by Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo.

Hitting its color peak now through September, the garden is calling to you.

Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

Just beyond the South Entrance of the zoo is a field of vibrant color and brilliant architecture that creates a memorable showcase of nature for all visitors and passersby to enjoy.

Photo by John Loughlin/Woodland Park Zoo.

Woodland Park Rose Garden offers a splendid setting for flower lovers to stroll the grass pathways circulating through 2.5 acres of rose displays. The garden's extensive collection features 200 varieties and 3,000 individual plants including bush roses, hybrid teas, miniatures, climbers and tree roses.

Photo by Kirsten Pisto/Woodland Park Zoo.

It's free to visit, open from 7:00 a.m. to dusk every day of the year. Come on by and make your day a little more colorful.

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