Green trees peak above the Dog Park wall. The Spheres sit in the background.

The Urban Arboretum: Dog Park

Scroll through the gallery to learn about the plants you will find near the Dog Park and along 6th Ave. Click the button below or header image to return to Stop Four.

Urban Arboretum: Stop Four

October 28, 2022
Species at the 6th Avenue dog park
Drimys winteri
Also known as winter’s bark. It is native to South America, specifically Chile and Argentina. Historically, the bark of this plant was used as a cure for scurvy. Here, you can see winter's bark with The Spheres in the background.
Species at the 6th Avenue dog park
Pictured here is a species from Actinidia, a genus of woody plants native to temperate, eastern Asia. This plant was gifted to Amazon Horticulture by local plantsman Dan Hinkley.
Species at the 6th Avenue dog park
Agave ovatifolia
Also known as whale’s tongue agave. It is native to the Nuevo León region of Mexico.
Philadelphus madrensis at the 6th Avenue dog park
Philadelphus madrensis
Also known as desert mock orange. This species is native to Mexico and the American Southwest.