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Topiary Takeover


Take a wild journey across the world with the Topiary Collection at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens!

Twenty-five topiaries made of living plants will take over the gardens this summer—fourteen of which have never been seen before! The animal topiaries are filled with plants to mimic the colors and textures of fur, skin, scales and feathers. UNESCO Natural Heritage Sites inspired the animal topiaries and the plantings that surround them. Visit sea creatures from the Great Barrier Reef, a show-stopping peacock from India, a majestic bison of the plains and more.

The topiaries and plantings were imagined, designed, constructed and grown entirely by Conservatory Horticulture & Exhibitions staff. This exhibition is truly one-of-a-kind!

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June 3 Member Preview Members get the first opportunity experience Topiary Takeover! Registration is available starting May 20 at 9am.

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