JC Raulston Arboretum

JC Raulston Arboretum
Annual Color Trials
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The JC Raulston Arboretum is a 10-acre (40,000 m2) arboretum and botanical garden administered by North Carolina State University, and located at 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina. It is open daily to the public without charge.


The Arboretum was established in 1976 by the late Dr. James Chester "JC" Raulston (1940-1996).

Plant collections

Its plant collections now include over 6,000 total taxa of annuals, perennials, bulbs, vines, ground covers, shrubs, and trees, with significant collections of:

The major gardens

See also

Coordinates: 35°47′40″N 78°41′57″W / 35.7945°N 78.6991°W / 35.7945; -78.6991

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