Mizzou Botanic Garden/Points of Interest Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida) on the Lowry Mall. The Mizzou Botanic Garden is much more than the Thematic Gardens and Special Collections Gardens, it encompasses the entire University of Missouri campus. Within the campus area there are also Points of Interest that merit special attention. Check out these areas for their ambience and unique plant communities. Snow covers the evegreen hedge (Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra') at the Residence on the Francis Quadrangle. Fall coloring onamental grasses including Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) add interest at the Beetle Bailey Garden. Prairie Fire Crabapple (Malus x 'Prairie Fire') blooms in the background at Tiger Plaza. Blue Spruce (Picea pungens) and Cucumber Magnolia (Magnolia acuminata) in the McAlester Park. Medowsweet (Filipendula rubra) and Waterlilies (Nymphaea) at the Wildlife Pond. Looking out from a bridge over Hinkson Creek on the Recreation Trail The Student Memioial Union Tower east walk now contains the American War Mothers Memorial. South of Mumford Hall the Aesculus Collection (Buckeyes) is planted. Rollins Spring can be found at the intersection of Mick Deaver Memorial Drive extension and Providence Road. Arboretum at Mizzou Botanic Garden includes the entire University of Missouri campus.Snowball Hydrandea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle') blooms in the Woodland Floral Gaarden.