Polly Hill Arboretum

CPC institution Code: POLL
Gaylussacia brachycera

The Polly Hill Arboretum, a 70-acre public garden, contains the results of Polly Hill’s fifty years of horticultural experimentation. Rare trees and shrubs from around the world are set among stone walls, meadows, and fields, including Polly’s famous North Tisbury azaleas, the national stewartia collection, camellias, clematis, crabapples, magnolias, and many more. The kousa dogwood allee, perennial border, monkey puzzle tree, and the Julian Hill magnolia are favorites with visitors. Polly grew most of her plants from seed and has introduced over 80 cultivars.

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Taxon Family Global Rank Legal Status Sponsorship Status
Buckleya distichophylla Santalaceae G3
Gaylussacia brachycera Ericaceae G3
Quercus arkansana Fagaceae G3
Quercus oglethorpensis Fagaceae G3
Quercus acerifolia Fagaceae G1
Rhododendron austrinum Ericaceae G3
Rhododendron prunifolium Ericaceae G3
Rhododendron vaseyi Ericaceae G3
Shortia galacifolia Diapensiaceae G3
Torreya taxifolia Taxaceae G1 LE
Rhododendron flammeum Ericaceae G3
Rhododendron eastmanii Ericaceae G3
Crataegus schizophylla Rosaceae G1

Conservation Contacts

Timothy M. Boland
Executive Director
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