A public garden & cultural center


Within the Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory, the Tropical House hosts ferns, bromeliads, rain forest cacti and other tender plants. The Cactus and Succulent House displays plump and spiny plants from arid regions of the world.  

Highlights this Summer

Just a taste of what's blooming at Wave Hill

Mangles' Kangaroo Paw

Mangles' Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii )

This evergreen perennial from southwestern Australia grows from clump-forming rhizomes. Tubular flowers, born on short panicles above strap-like foliage, are said to resemble a kangaroo's paw.