Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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  • Address: 811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236, United States, 34236
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9413665731
  • Fax: +1-9413669807
  • Ticket Price: 19 USD
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Botanical Garden, Family And Kids, Nature, Landmarks, Gardens

This garden is said to be one of the largest gardens in the continent that mostly is based on the purpose of research of epiphytes especially orchids and bromeliads. It is also said that the thousands of bromeliad varieties here make it the largest collection of the flowers in the whole world.

Apart from orchids and bromeliads there are many other varieties of herbs and blooms in this beautiful area such as banyans, bamboo, live oaks, palms, mangroves, succulents, wildflower, cycads and many others. There is also a cute little pond in here around which you will find many ducks and swans most of the year.

The gardens in the heart of the city is again further divided into quite a few parts such as:

  • Bromeliad Identification Centre- This is where you will find information about the largest collection of this rare flower in the world.
  • The Herbarium consists of thousands of varieties of medicinal, tropical and neo tropical plants.
  • The Christy Payne House- It is the garden gallery where you will find a fantastic display of photographs of the flora here.
  • The Research Library has a wide range of books and journals based on plants and herbs and also the journals of the research work done here.
  • The Spirit Collection is the world’s second largest such collection of fluids and juices extracted from the sweet flowers.

Entrance Ticket Details For Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  • Children (4-11 yrs) $6; Members have free entry; Members’ guests $5.

How to Reach Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

  • The nearest airport is Bradenton Airport.

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  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Address: 811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236, United States, 34236
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Contact Number: +1-9413665731
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Price: 19 USD
  • Best time to visit Marie Selby Botanical Gardens(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: 03:00 Hrs
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