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American Orchid Society Visitors Center and Botanical Garden
16700 AOS Lane
Delray Beach, FL 33446-4351
The American Orchid Society Visitors Center and Botanical Garden is a 3.5 acres botanical garden specializing in orchids and home to the American Orchid Society. The Garden contains two 4,000 square foot greenhouses, one for display and the other the society’s production greenhouse.
Arboretum of the University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd,
tr 525 Orlando FL 32816
The Arboretum of the University of Central Florida is located on the main campus of the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, USA. With hundreds of species of animal and plant life, the 82-acre Arboretum stands as a longstanding symbol of UCF’s dedication to educating students and the community about nature, while protecting our environment.
Bok Tower Gardens
1151 Tower Blvd.
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Bok Tower Gardens, a 250 acre garden is the popular name for a site containing botanical gardens, a carillon tower, and several other facilities located on the grounds of the Historic Bok Sanctuary. The Gardens was voted Florida’s “Best Garden” by readers of Florida Monthly Magazine.
10165 N McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has an African theme and was originally tagged as “The Dark Continent”. It opened on March 31, 1959. A unique blend of thrilling rides, one of the country’s largest zoos featuring nearly 3,000 animals, live shows, restaurants, shops and games, Busch Gardens provides unrivaled excitement for guests of every age.
Deerfield Beach Arboretum
2841 W Hillsboro Boulevard
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
The Deerfield Beach Arboretum, is an arboretum and botanical garden located at Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA. The Arboretum, also known as “tree zoo”, is approximately nine acres of land containing over 200 exotic trees from five continents around the world.
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
The Edison and Ford Winter Estates contain a historical museum and 17 acre botanical garden on the adjacent sites of the winter homes of Thomas Alva Edison and Henry Ford beside the Caloosahatchee River in southwestern Florida. Edison’s botanical garden contains more than a thousand varieties of plants imported from all over the world.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, FL 33156
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is an 83 acre botanic garden, with extensive collections of rare tropical plants including palms, cycads, flowering trees and vines, located in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. Fairchild is a leading center of palm research, horticulture, and conservation.
3750 S Flamingo Road,
Davie, Florida 33330-1614
Flamingo Gardens is a not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary, aviary, and botanical garden set just west of Fort Lauderdale, Florida at 3750 South Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida, USA. It is 60 acres of lush gardens, showcasing rare, exotic and native plants.
The Florida Botanical Gardens
12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL 33774
The Florida Botanical Gardens inspires and educates visitors by showcasing flora, fauna and natural resources in motivational surroundings that promote environmentally friendly techniques. There are over 150 types of bird, mammals, and reptiles have been documented on site. There are also a number of threatened or endangered plants found on site.
Florida Institute of Technology Botanical Gardens
150 W. University Blvd
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Florida Institute of Technology Botanical Gardens is a 15 acre botanical garden abounding in palm trees and other tropical growth winds through the campus. The main trail has been named the Dent Smith Trail in honor of the founder of the Palm Society, a worldwide organization primarily engaged in the study of the palm family, in all its aspects.
Four Arts Gardens
2 Four Arts Plaza
Palm Beach, FL 33480
The Four Arts Gardens, also known as the Four Arts Library, Gardens and Philip Hulitar Sculpture Gardens, are nonprofit botanical gardens. The Botanical Gardens are demonstration gardens originally designed in 1938 to display the diversity of tropical plants suitable for landscaping in the South Florida climate.
Fruit and Spice Park
24801 S.W. 187th Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33031
The Fruit and Spice Park 32 acres is a botanical garden located about 25 miles southwest of Miami, north of Homestead, Florida. It is the only tropical botanical garden of its kind in the United States and hosts over 500 varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs, and nuts, and other commercially important plant specimens from around the world.
John C. Gifford Arboretum
1301 Memorial Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146
The John C. Gifford Arboretum is an arboretum and botanical garden located at the northwest corner campus of the University of Miami Coral Gables, Florida. In 1950, the Gifford Society of Tropical Botany was formed to promote the study of tropical plants and the arboretum grew to more than 500 plants.
Heathcote Botanical Gardens
210 Savannah Road
Fort Pierce, FL 34982
The Heathcote Botanical Gardens 3.5 acres are subtropical botanical gardens located at Fort Pierce, Florida, USA. Today, Heathcote is an intimate, botanical garden collecting, preserving and displaying plants of the warm-temperate, subtropic and tropic regions.
4013 S Douglas Rd
Miami, FL 33133
The Kampong is an 11-acre tropical garden in Coconut Grove, an area of the city of Miami, Florida, USA. It is one of the five gardens of the non-profit National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG). , The Kampong contains a fascinating array of tropical fruit cultivars and flowering trees.
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
4700 S.W. 58th Drive
Gainesville, FL 32608
The Kanapaha Botanical Gardens is a 62 acre botanical garden in Gainesville, Florida, operated by the North Florida Botanical Society. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens is comprised of 24 major collections visually accessible from a 1 ½ mile paved walkway. As of 2005, the Kanapaha Botanical Gardens contain Florida’s largest public bamboo gardens and the largest herb garden in the Southeast.
Key West Botanical Forest and Garden
5210 College Rd
Key West, FL 33040
The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden is a frost-free 11 acres arboretum and botanical garden containing a fine collection of trees, shrubs, and palms, including several “champion tree” specimens. It is home to many endangered and threatened flora and fauna.
Harry P. Leu Gardens
1920 North Forest Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803-1537, United States
The Harry P. Leu Gardens are semi-tropical and tropical gardens in Orlando, Florida, USA. The gardens contain nearly 50 acres (200,000 m2) of landscaped grounds and lakes. The garden features three miles of paved scenic walkways that take you through fifty acres of southern styled gardens.
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
3540 Thomasville Rd Tallahassee
The Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens is a 1,176-acre (4.76 km2) Florida State Park, botanical garden and historic site, located in Tallahassee, in northwestern Florida. The gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise Maclay after purchasing the property for their winter home. A masterpiece of floral architecture, the gardens feature a picturesque brick walkway, a secret garden, a reflection pool, a walled garden and hundreds of azalea and camellia plants.
McKee Botanical Garden
350 US Highway 1,
Vero Beach, FL 32962
The McKee Botanical Garden is a non-profit, 18 acre subtropical botanical garden in Vero Beach, Florida. The garden is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a historic Florida landmark. Currently, there are several buildings on the garden including the office, gift shop, education center and a restaurant.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
2000 Convention Center Drive,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is a 4.5 acres (1.8 hectares) botanical garden in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. The Botanical Garden is a showcase for orchids, tropical plants, and trees, a Japanese Garden and a “living wall” vertical landscape.
Montgomery Botanical Center
11901 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, FL 33156
The Montgomery Botanical Center originally known as the Montgomery Foundation, is a nonprofit 120 acre botanical garden and institution located at 11901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, Florida. The Botanical Center keeps living specimens from wild plant populations worldwide.
Mounts Botanical Garden
531 North Military Trail
W Palm Beach FL 33415
Mounts Botanical Garden is a botanical garden in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. It is Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest public garden. Planting of tropical fruit trees started in 1954, and over the years today’s 14 acres (5.7 hectares) botanical garden has emerged.
Naples Botanical Garden
Drive Naples, FL 34112
The Naples Botanical Garden is a new 160 acres botanical garden is now taking shape at Bayshore Drive, Naples, Florida, USA. This Botanical Garden is creating a world class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beautifully restored natural habitats.
Palm and Cycad Arboretum
11901 Beach Boulevard,
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
The Palm and Cycad Arboretum at the Florida Community College at Jacksonville is located on the south campus at Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Palma Sola Botanical Park
9800 17th Avenue N.W.
Bradenton, Florida, USA
Palma Sola Botanical Park is a 10 acre botanical garden located at 9800 17th Avenue N.W. Bradenton, Florida, USA. The Botanical Park provides the community with a unique opportunity to enjoy educational programs, passive recreation and public events in the midst of its natural beauty.The Park showcases collections of rare palms, fruits, and flowering trees.
Roji-en Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, Florida, 33446
The Roji-en: Garden of the Drops of Dew, The George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Japanese Gardens consists of six gardens representing different periods in the development of the Japanese garden. Today’s gardens form one of the largest Japanese gardens in the world.
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
3701 Bay Shore Road,
Sarasota, Florida, 34234
Sarasota Jungle Gardens has been a tourist attraction in Sarasota, Florida, USA since 1936. This is one of the oldest continuously operating attractions in the State of Florida. They held special shows during the Holiday season in December.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
811 South Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens (7 acres; 2.8 hectares) are extensive botanical gardens dedicated to research and collections of epiphytes, especially orchids and bromeliads, and their canopy ecosystems. The gardens’ Mission is to further the understanding and appreciation of plant life, with emphasis on epiphytes, and to provide enjoyment for all who visit the Gardens.
1825 4th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL
The Sunken Gardens are 4 acres (1.6 hectares) of well-established botanical gardens located at 1825 4th Street North, in the center of St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. This became a tourist attraction for many years. This garden is St. Petersburg’s oldest living museum, this 100 year old garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region.
Unbelievable Acres Botanic Gardens
470 63rd Trl N
West Palm Beach, FL 33413
Unbelievable Acres Botanic Gardens is a private, nonprofit 2.5 acres botanical garden located at 475 63rd Trail North, West Palm Beach, Florida. The garden contains some 2000 varieties of plants, including more than 170 varieties of fruit trees, with 92 types of citrus, and 35 types of banana and plantain trees.
University of South Florida Botanical Gardens
4202 E. Fowler Avenue NES107,
Tampa, FL 33620
The University of South Florida Botanical Gardens 15 acres (6.1 hectares) are located on the campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, USA, and consist of 7 acres (2.8 hectares) of developed gardens plus 6 to 9 acres (2.4 to 3.6 hectares) of natural greenbelt. The mission of the Botanical Gardens at University of South Florida is to foster appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of our natural and cultural botanical heritage through living plant collections, displays, education, and research.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
3251 South Miami Avenue
Miami, Florida 33129
Vizcaya, now called the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, is the landmark Villa and Estate of businessman James Deering, of the Deering McCormick-International Harvester fortune, on Biscayne Bay in the present day Coconut Grove district of Miami, Florida. With its phenomenal human-made and natural resources, Vizcaya was built in the 1910’s, a decade in which Gilded Age cultural standards were enlivened by the irreverent spirit of the dawning Jazz Age.