A public garden & cultural center

Notable Trees

Trees are the cornerstone of Wave Hill’s landscape. They create a stable backdrop for the ever-changing gardens, frame views, offer food and shelter for wildlife and provide cooling shade for reposing visitors. Featured below are a select group of venerable trees from our living collection.

Highlights this Winter

Just a taste of what's blooming at Wave Hill


Crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia 'Townhouse')

In winter, the colorful peeling bark of the crapemyrtle is brought out against its stark surroundings. In late summer, the branches of this small deciduous tree bear white blossoms.