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Luthy Botanical Garden, Peoria

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George L. Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden, usually just Luthy Botanical Garden, is a botanical garden and conservatory located in Glen Oak Park, near the corner of Prospect Avenue and Gift Avenue in Peoria, Illinois, United States.
The garden was established in 1951. It now contains more than 300 genera, with an emphasis on roses, perennials, annuals, hosta, hemerocallis, and herbs. Specific gardens include an all-season garden, herb garden, perennial garden, rose garden, viburnum collection, wildlife garden, and woodland garden. The conservatory is and features tropical plants, orchids, and seasonal displays.
The garden is named after George Littlewood Luthy, who was president of Peoria's Commercial National Bank (now part of Commerce Bank) and of the Peoria Park District, which owns the garden.
It is open daily. Garden admission is free; a fee is charged for the conservatory.
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  • We started at the greenhouse. These plants in the greenhouse are huge! There were cacti as well and tropical trees and plants. There were even bananas! When we walked at the outside, we enjoyed the ea...  more »
  • Always a favorite place. Our families have been coming for generations and never disappointed. Thank you.  more »
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  • This is an amazing place to stroll around and look at all of the different species of plants, flowers, and trees. The greenhouse is a warm and inviting visit to the tropics. I highly recommend Luthy Botanical Garden for relaxing fun.
  • A real plant lovers gem. Especially in winter- they have a great variety of plants and a very knowledgeable gardener. He offered great tips and information on the plants and was accommodating for our rental of the Orangery.

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