Marie Selby Botanical Garden
If heaven is a garden, then Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is nine acres of heaven and the perfect place to take in the wonders and beauty of nature.
Selby's walking paths guide you through a hibiscus garden, a wildflower garden, a banyan grove, a tropical fruit garden, a palm Groove,a waterfall garden and much more.
Dazzling colors and unique shapes delight every visitor to Selby's prized display house with lovingly cared for orchids, ferns, bromeliads and heliconias.
Address: 811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota
10 am to 5 pm daily except Christmas, see website for details.