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The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is the only frost-free botanical garden in the continental United States, and is filled with butterflies, birds, and rare plants of the Florida Keys and the CaribbeanOther Information:
The Key West Botanical Garden Society is governed by an all volunteer board of directors and has been the “keeper of the trees” since 1989.
The society preserves, develops, expands and maintains the historic Key West Botanical Garden as an arboretum, botanical garden, wildlife refuge and education center. The land is owned by the City of Key West
The garden showcases flora native to The Florida Keys, Cuba, and the Caribbean and emphasizes cultivation of threatened and endangered species of the Florida Keys.
This society encourages study of this collection and promotes the benefits of native vegetation worldwide. The society provides educational programs for all age groups and various levels of interest geared to Keys residents, tourists, plant experts and others.