Henry Teuscher

Teuscher (center) with Marie-Victorin Kirouac, 1936

Heinrich (Henry) Teuscher (May 8, 1891 in Berlin – August 9, 1984 in Toronto) was a landscape architect, horticulturalist and botanist best known for having designed the Jardin Botanique de Montreal. He was also its first curator.

Professional recognitionEdit

Teuscher won the 1953 AHS Professional Award from the American Horticultural Society, as well as the 1962 Liberty Hyde Bailey Award[1] and the American Public Gardens Association's 1978 Award for Merit.[2] The genus of orchids Teuscheria is named for him.[3]


  1. ^ American Horticultural Society. AHS National Awards Past Winners. Retrieved on 2009-04-01
  2. ^ American Public Gardens Association. Past Award of Merit Recipients Archived 2009-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 2009-04-01
  3. ^ Neptune Designs Inc. The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia T-Z. Retrieved on 2009-04-01
  4. ^ IPNI.  Teusch.