The Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden is among the most popular destinations at the New York Botanical Garden from May to October, when more than 650 varieties of roses are in peak bloom. The roses planted here include heirloom varieties selected for their intoxicating perfumes and modern selections chosen for their resistance to disease and pests as well as their beauty. The sights—and scents—are truly dazzling.

Stroll Among the Flowers During One of Our Greatest Spectacles of the Year

Celebrate the peak of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden’s spring color with live music, plant care demonstrations, and expert-led tours.

Saturday, June 1, 2019 – Sunday, June 2, 2019 11-4

Designed by landscape architect Beatrix Farrand in 1916, this garden was completed in 1988 with the support of David Rockefeller and named after his wife Peggy, a horticulturalist and conservationist who loved roses. The Rose Garden has received many international awards and is considered to be among the world’s best rose gardens.

Follow the Rose Tracker to keep tabs on the blooms

More on the Rose Weekend here