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Location

Visit us at the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park. The main entrance is at 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way; additional entrance on MLK Jr. Dr. off the Music Concourse.

Hours

We are open year-round, 365 days a year, starting at 9:00am. Closing time changes with the seasons.

Press

Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden's Press page. Access our media kit, high resolution downloadable images, recent press and latest press releases.

Members of the press wishing to visit San Francisco Botanical Garden should contact the publicist to inquire about waived admission fees, interviews and other press considerations.

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Press Releases

The Bay Area's Largest Plant Sale Returns: San Francisco Botanical Garden's 47th Annual Spring Plant Sale features over 2,500 different kinds of plants with a dazzling variety of drought tolerant choices. April 2014

Woods to Wildflowers: A vibrant bloom of California native plants in the heart of the city at San Francisco Botanical Garden. March 2014

 

Downloadable Images

These images are intended for press use only. Photographers must be credited. Captions are provided and should appear as below including italics for botanical names. Click any image to view, download or print a high resolution version.

California Natives: Wildflowers

The following images are available for the Arthur L. Menzies Garden of California Native Plants, blooming March through May.

Rhododendron occidentale (western azalea). Photo by James Gaither.

Rhododendron occidentale (western azalea). Photo by James Gaither.

Irises. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Iris. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Irises. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Iris. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Irises and Fremontodendron. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Iris and Fremontodendron. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Clarkia. Photo by James Gaither.

Clarkia. Photo by James Gaither.

Native meadow. Photo by FarOutFlora.

Native meadow. Photo by FarOutFlora.

Native meadow. Photo by FarOutFlora.

Native meadow. Photo by FarOutFlora.

Eschscholzia californica (California poppy). Photo by Ernest Gaudreau.

Eschscholzia californica (California poppy). Photo by Ernest Gaudreau.

Wildflowers. Photo by SarahinSF.

Wildflowers. Photo by SarahinSF.

Buckeye in CA Native Garden. Photo by Kathryn Rummell.

Buckeye in CA Native Garden. Photo by Kathryn Rummell.

Wildflowers. Photo by Ernest Gaudreau.

Iris. Photo by Ernest Gaudreau.

Meadowfoam. Photo by James Gaither.

Meadowfoam. Photo by James Gaither.

Native Meadow. Photo by FarOutFlora.

Native Meadow. Photo by FarOutFlora.

Native Meadow. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Native Meadow. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Sidalcea. Photo by James Gaither.

Checkerbloom. Photo by James Gaither.

California Natives: Redwood Grove

The following images are available for the Redwood Grove.

The Redwood Grove. Photo by Kathryn Rummel.

The Redwood Grove. Photo by Kathryn Rummel.

The Redwood Grove. Photo by Kathryn Rummel.

The Redwood Grove. Photo by Kathryn Rummel.

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus (western sweet coltsfoot). Photo by James Gaither.

Petasites frigidus var. palmatus (western sweet coltsfoot). Photo by James Gaither.

Dicentra formosa (pacific bleeding heart). Photo by James Gaither.

Dicentra formosa (pacific bleeding heart). Photo by James Gaither.

Prosartes smithii (fairy bells). Photo by James Gaither.

Prosartes smithii (Hooker's fairy bells). Photo by James Gaither.

Native rhododendron. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Native rhododendron. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Native rhododendron. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Native rhododendron. Photo courtesy of San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

 
 

Recent Press

San Francisco Botanical Garden's Spring Wildflower Explosion
Curbed, March 2014

20 Things to do in San Francisco this Spring
Luxury Travel Magazine, March 2014

See Romance in Bloom at the San Francisco Botanical Garden
Garden Design, February 2014

Photography Exhibit Displays Trees in Their Best Light
Garden Design, February 2014

The San Francisco winter blooming Cloud Forest
KTVU, December 2013

Cloud Forest in bloom at S.F. Botanical Garden
SFGate, November 2013

In San Francisco, a forest in a cloud
The Sacramento Bee, November 2013

The Real San Francisco Treat
My Chicago Botanic Garden, November 2013

A Leisurely Stroll Through the SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park
Gardenista, April 2013

Beautifully blooming Magnolias at SF Botanical Garden
KTVU.com, March 2013

S.F. Botanical Garden's Family Fundays
SFGate, February 2013

Magnolias in bloom
Press Democrat, January 2013

On a street where no buses burn: Where to hide from the Super Bowl
San Francisco Bay Guardian Online, January 2013

Bloombastic: It's magnolia season at the SF Botanical Garden
San Francisco Bay Guardian Online, January 2013

Kentfield woman reproduces her grandfather's botanical watercolors
Marin Independent Journal, January 2013

Botanical Garden celebrates magnolias
SFGate, January 2013

A marvel of magnolias
Bay Nature, January 2013

 

Film, Video, and Photo Production

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ADMISSION  FREE for all SF City & County Residents, Members & School Groups     /     $7 Non-residents     /     Discounted fee: Seniors & Children

LOCATION Entrances at the corner of 9th Ave at Lincoln Way & at MLK Jr. Dr. off the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park

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