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Tree Tour


Framed by Bearded and Siberian Iris and rising out of the Rat’s Pond is Philip Grausman’s Leucantha (1993, aluminum, 108 in x 118 in x 118 in, Grounds For Sculpture, Gift of The Seward Johnson Atelier)

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Self-Guided Tour

Grounds For Sculpture’s rich landscape offers much to explore – from gentle rolling berms covered with roses or wildflowers, to an array of lotus in the water gardens, and thousands of native and exotic trees and flowers.

Download our self-guided TREE TOUR here (which covers the 78 trees listed below), or, use our INTERACTIVE MAP to explore the gardens here.

IDCommon NameLatin Name
1Hinoki FalsecypressChamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana'
2Weeping White CrabappleMalus 'White Cascade'
3Strawberry Parfait CrabappleMalus 'Strawberry Parfait'
4Weeping European BeechFagus sylvatica 'Pendula'
5Weeping Norway SprucePicea abies 'Pendula'
6Lombardy PoplarPopulus nigra 'Italica'
7Camperdown ElmUlmus glabra 'Camperdownii'
8Japanese Maple CourtyardAcer palmatum
9Southern MagnoliaMagnolia grandiflora
10Common CrapemyrtleLagerstroemia indica
11Fernleaf European BeechFagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'
12Chinese ElmUlmus parvifolia
13Red Leaf Japanese MapleAcer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
14Winter King HawthorneCrataegus viridis 'Winter King'
15Copper BeechFagus sylvatica 'Cuprea'
16Japanese White PinePinus parviflora
17Dragon Eye PinePinus densiflora 'Oculus-draconis'
18Japanese Black PinePinus thunbergiana
19Blue Atlas CedarCedrus atlantica 'Glauca'
20Harry Lauder's Walking StickCorylus avellana 'Contorta'
21American BeechFagus grandifolia
22Weeping Purple BeechFagus sylvatica 'Purpurea Pendula'
23Weeping White PinePinus strobus 'Pendula'
24Himalayan PinePinus wallichiana
25Moss Sawara FalsecypressChamaecyparis pisifera 'Squarrosa'
26Variegated Himalayan PinePinus wallichiana 'Zebrina'
27Oriental SprucePicea orientalis
28Serbian SprucePicea omorika
29Panicled GoldenraintreeKoelreuteria paniculata
30Japanese HorsechestnutAesculus turbinata
31Paperbark MapleAcer griseum
32Shubert CherryPrunus virginiana 'Schubert'
33Lacebark PinePinus bungeana
34Japanese ZelkovaZelkova serrata
35Fastigiate Eastern White PinePinus strobus 'Fastigiata'
37Japanese Weeping CherryPrunus serrulata 'Pendula'
38Tanyosho PinePinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera'
39Bosnian PinePinus leucodermis
40Golden Deodar CedarCedrus deodara 'Aurea'
41Golden Thread Leaf FalsecypressChamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'
42Persian ParrotiaParrotia persica
43Eastern RedbudCercis canadensis
44Scotch PinePinus sylvestris
45Weeping Needle JuniperJuniperus rigida 'Pendula'
46Limber PinePinus flexilis
47Japanese Umbrella PineSciadopitys verticillata
48Colorado Blue SprucePicea pungens 'Glauca'
49Katsura TreeCercidiphyllum japonicum
50River BirchBetula nigra
51Star MagnoliaMagnolia stellata
52American SycamorePlatanus occidentalis
53Weeping Blue Atlas CedarCedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'
54Red HorsechestnutAesculus x carnea
55European HornbeamCarpinus betulus
56Willow OakQuercus phellos
57Bald CypressTaxodium distichum
58Golden Variegated SweetgumLiquidambar styraciflua 'Variegata'
59American SweetgumLiquidambar styraciflua
60Austrian PinePinus nigra
61Littleleaf LindenTilia cordata
62English OakQuercus robur
63Mossycup OakQuercus macrocarpa
64Red OakQuercus rubra
67Black GumNyssa sylvatica
68Bottlebrush BuckeyeAesculus parviflora
69Weeping European HornbeamCarpinus betulus 'Pendula'
70Dawn RedwoodMetasequoia glyptostroboides
71Thorned Honey LocustGleditsia triacanthos
72Common LarchLarix decidua
73Trident MapleAcer buergeranum
74Winged ElmUlmus alata
75Castor-araliaKalopanax pictus
76Tulip TreeLiriodendron tulipifera
77Korean StewartiaStewartia koreana
78GinkgoGinkgo biloba
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We have received many questions about whether the opening of state parks includes Grounds For Sculpture. Please note at this time we remain closed. 

As a nonprofit organization we are not part of the state parks system and we are not yet permitted to open. We are watching the situation closely. When we are permitted to open, we are determined to do so in way that is safe for our staff, volunteers and visitors.

We know the value of being out in nature and experiencing art is all the more important and restorative during these uncertain times. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to experience GFS later this season when we are permitted and able to reopen. We are tending the garden to ensure we are ready when the time comes.

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