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Location

Visit us at the southeast corner of Golden Gate Park. The main entrance is at 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way; additional entrance on MLK Jr. Dr. off the Music Concourse.

Hours

We are open year-round, 365 days a year, starting at 9:00am. Closing time changes with the seasons.

Press

Welcome to San Francisco Botanical Garden's Press page. Access our media kit, high resolution downloadable images, recent press and latest press releases.

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Press Releases

Magnificent Magnolias: The New Year Begins with One of San Francisco's Most Breathtaking Natural Marvels – the Annual Bloom of Nearly 100 Rare and Historic Magnolias at San Francisco Botanical Garden
December 2014

Fotanicals: the Secret Language of Flowers: An exhibition of photographs by artist joSon. A former Buddhist monk in post-war Vietnam, joSon creates intimate portraits of flowers as a modern meditation on seeing beauty in the everyday.
December 2014

 

Downloadable Images

These images are intended for press use only. Photographers must be credited. Captions are provided and should appear as below including italics for botanical names. Click any image to view, download or print a high resolution version.

Magnificent Magnolias

The following images are available for the Magnolia bloom, taking place mid-January through March.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Tom Karlo.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Tom Karlo.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Bob Gunderson.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Bob Gunderson.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Brian Fitzgerald.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Brian Fitzgerald.

Magnolia campbellii 'Darjeeling'. Photo by Larry Beckerman.

Magnolia campbellii 'Darjeeling'. Photo by Larry Beckerman.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Richard Shewmaker.

Magnolia campbellii. Photo by Richard Shewmaker.

Magnolia dawsoniana. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Magnolia dawsoniana. Photo by Saxon Holt.

Magnolia doltsopa. Photo by James Gaither.

Magnolia doltsopa. Photo by James Gaither.

Magnolia doltsopa. Photo by James Gaither.

Magnolia doltsopa. Photo by James Gaither.

Magnolia doltsopa. Photo by Travis Lange.

Magnolia doltsopa. Photo by Travis Lange.

Magnolia stellata. Photo by Toto Hartono.

Magnolia stellata. Photo by Toto Hartono.

Art Exhibit – Fotanicals: the Secret Language of Flowers

The following images are available for the Fotanicals art exhibit, on display January through April.

King protea. Photo by joSon.

King protea. Photo by joSon.

Magnolia. Photo by joSon.

Magnolia. Photo by joSon.

Banana. Photo by joSon.

Banana. Photo by joSon.

Ipomoea indica Blue Morning Glory. Photo by joSon.

Ipomoea indica Blue Morning Glory. Photo by joSon.

Billbergia nutans Queen's Tears. Photo by joSon.

Billbergia nutans Queen's Tears. Photo by joSon.

Romneya coulteri Matilija Poppy. Photo by joSon.

Romneya coulteri Matilija Poppy. Photo by joSon.

Telopea oreades Victorian Waratah. Photo by joSon.

Telopea oreades Victorian Waratah. Photo by joSon.

 
 

Recent Press

JoSon's modern tools illuminate traditional art in 'Fotanicals'
SFGate, January 2015

Photography Exhibition Reveals the Secret Language of Flowers
Garden Design, January 2015

Escapes: Blooming magnolias in Golden Gate Park
Sacramento Bee, January 2015

How Technology Saves the World's Plants
Ask Foundation, October 2014

San Francisco Botanical Garden's Spring Wildflower Explosion
Curbed, March 2014

20 Things to do in San Francisco this Spring
Luxury Travel Magazine, March 2014

See Romance in Bloom at the San Francisco Botanical Garden
Garden Design, February 2014

Photography Exhibit Displays Trees in Their Best Light
Garden Design, February 2014



Press Archive

 

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LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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