Powell Gardens, southeastern Missouri


All photos © 1999 by Carol Yoho
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Entrance Hallway Front lounge Patio Conservatory

The tour begins in the Visitor Information Center. It's public areas includes meeting rooms,
a fine cafeteria, and a gift shop.
See the official Powell Gardens site for specifics.

Wildflowers peach-colored flower greenery hybiscus Indoor fish pool
Wildflowers greet visitors in the parking lot and
exotic "hot-house" blooms fill the Conservatory at the Visitor's Center.

Pathlacey flowerlarge pink flowerflower bedWater liliescluster of flowersexotic pink flowers
daisy-like flower dramatic pink flower sea of yellow flowers succulant bead-like blooms lily delicate blooms
Perennials bloom in their own garden. Season dictates what is blooming.
Gardens are open all seasons.

Prairie flowers Prairie grasses Lake Chapel
Prarie grasses and wildflowers blanket a portion of the acreage.

Rest stop Woods Creek bed Greenery tiny blossoms
Nancy on bridge. flaming blossoms forest floor Water falls Water snake. below
The Rock and Waterfall Garden offers a peaceful green environment.

Path to chapel Chapel maintenence Alter area Chapel ceiling East windows Chapel site fountain
In the wooded area at the far northeast end of the property sits a beautiful wood and glass chapel.
This chapel was designed byFay Jones of Jones & Jennings Architects. Jones is best known for his
Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

flowers and shrubs Pepper plant paper-like blossom bright orange flowers purple flowers blue flowersFig plant
Figs fruit Tiny pansies Ductmen's Britches? green leaves tipped with purple Dutchman's Piipe Fower and bud Calla lily
These blooms were found in and around the Courtyard Garden at the north end of the Visitors Center.

Bob and Dottie Lou Max
Bob and Dottie Lou rest in the Pavallion at water's edge. Max rests.

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All photos © 1999 by Carol Yoho
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