Visit the Peony Garden!

Open Spring/Summer

Free Admission

1610 Washington Hts, Ann Arbor, MI

A World-Class Garden

The W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum is one of the world’s premiere collections. The garden holds nearly 800 peonies and over 10,000 flowers at peak bloom.

Experience the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden

For almost a century, the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden has been a beloved attraction, drawing visitors from Michigan and beyond on an annual spring pilgrimage. With 350 historic herbaceous varieties from the 19th and 20th centuries, the garden presents a breathtaking display, boasting over 10,000 blossoms in shades of pink, red, and white during peak bloom.  Visit in person or experience the beauty of the garden in the video below.

A bright pink peony flower

Meet the Peonies

Browse each and every peony in the garden! You can search by form, season, and other attributes.

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A small flower bed of bright pink peonies

Peony Bed Maps

Explore the garden by browsing specific flower beds mapped directly from the physical garden.

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Walkway through the peony garden

Walking Guides

We offer five different guides, each emphasizing unique perspectives tied to the peony garden.

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