The Stanley Park Rose Garden is a large garden of mainly roses right in the middle of Stanley Park in Vancouver, Canada.
The garden was created in 1920 by the Kiwanis Club.
The plaque says:
First Planted in 1920 to
Demonstrate the possibilities
Of rose culture in Vancouver
‘The City Beautiful’
It has over 3,500 perenials, annuals, and bulbs.
There are many roses of many different varieties. There are little signs in each bed of roses that says what type of rose are planted there.
In addition to a few paved paths, there is grass around all the flower beds that you can walk on to get up close to see the roses in their full glory!
The best time to visit is from May through September when the roses are in bloom!
Also in the Rose Garden is a large arbor that has climbing roses and plants.
Within the arbor is a cairn with a Time Capsule!
The plaque says:
To commemorate the occasion of the
VANCOUVER PIONEERS' ASSOCIATION CENTENARY,
This rose arbor and cairn are dedicated to the memory of all Vancouver Pioneers.
Sincere appreciation for their generosity is extended to:
The Cairn, containing historic Vancouver Memorabilia is to be opened October 26, 2093.
If you are visiting on the weekends, you can usually see a wedding party taking photos in the garden. So, in addition to just viewing the roses, it is a great location for taking photos!
You can easily spend an hour or two walking around and enjoying the Rose Garden.
So, the Stanley Park Rose Garden is worth a visit if you are visiting Stanley Park from June to September!
The best time to visit the garden is usually from May to September every year, depending on the weather. There is usually a period of a month or so around June which is the ultimate time to visit it because most of the roses are in bloom and it is just beautiful!
The Rose Garden is located just off of Pipeline Road 100m up from the traffic circle at the Georgia Street entrance to Stanley Park in Vancouver, BC, Canada.