As the summer heat waves roll in, the gardens are heating up too. The Florida Botanical Gardens are blooming with tropical flowers right now - an exotic floral wonderland you need to visit.
Visiting the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo is always free, and the floral landscape is definitely something you'll want to see. Throughout the year different blooms will come and go, completely changing the beauty that the park holds.
In the summer season, we get some of those exotic looking plants that you see in the tropics, and they are a work of art. As you wander through the park, you'll find them scattered about as they reach towards the Florida Sunlight.
The Florida Botanical Gardens always let you know what types of flowers you'll be seeing on their website - listing what will be growing during each season. Every June-August you'll see those exotic flowers such as the ever beautiful birds of paradise, various species of hibiscus, shell flowers, cacti, succulents, and more.
With over 30 acres of lush landscape to fill, you'll have a wide variety of stunning plant life to bring a smile to your face, with the lushest landscape to explore. Take a trip into the Tropical Garden, become one with nature in the butterfly garden, or watch the birds fly over the pond - no matter where you go, you're bound to see something of beauty on your visit to the Florida Botanical Gardens.
Florida Botanical Gardens
Address: 12520 Ulmerton Rd. Largo, FL 33774
Hours: The gardens are open 7am-5pm daily
The Welcome Center is open 8am-5pm Monday-Friday, closed weekends and county holidays.
Why you should go: Free to enter and you get all those gorgeous floral views. Take a leisurely stroll through the garden and enjoy the sights, snapping photos to take with you forever; Beautiful and serene.