Mariana H. Qubein Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

The Bio-Retention Cell Rain Garden

Location: Lot A & B off Montlieu Ave, Greek Village, Guyer St behind the Village Complex, and in Greek Village

Featured plants: Many selections of deciduous holly (Ilex verticillata) and other plants which can tolerate both wet and dry soils

When it blooms: Seasonal interest ranging from flowers to fruit year-round

More history: These gardens are designed to catch runoff water. These gardens showcase plants which can handle a wide range of environments, ranging from soils which are flooded during runoff periods resulting from precipitation, to more dry situations which may occur between those runoff events.


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