JC Raulston Arboretum

The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes. As part of NC State University in Raleigh, NC, the JC Raulston Arboretum offers educational programs for all ages, guided tours, unique meeting facilities, and volunteer and membership opportunities as well as beautiful gardens for visitors to enjoy.

You can help the Arboretum by monitoring one of their 10 plant species at the Arboretum or at home and sharing your observations on the Project BudBurst website. Explore the plant list, poster and flyer below to learn more. You can also visit the JC Raulston Arboretum website

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American beautyberry
Callicarpa americana
Barbary ragwort
Othonna cheirifolia
Blue false indigo
Baptisia australis
Crape myrtle
Lagerstroemia indica
Desert willow
Chilopsis linearis
Formosa lily
Lilium formosanum
Prairie phlox
Phlox pilosa
Red lace-leaf Japanese maple
Acer palmatum var. dissectum
Yaupon holly
Ilex vomitoria
Yellow jessamine
Gelsemium sempervirens


flyer poster