Orlando has many attractions to offer to those who are ready to explore new places. Harry P. Leu Gardens has the mission to inspire people to appreciate and understand plants. It is oasis of peace and relaxation, suitable for the whole family. Here you can admire America’s largest Camellia collection outside California, palm, bamboo and cycad gardens, three acres of idea gardens for weekend projects and a house museum dating from the 1880’s.
This is a beautiful place – well worth a visit. The gardens are fantastic, being perfect for anyone who wants to get away from the bustle of the theme parks. It is beautiful just to walk through and enjoy the sights and smells of fresh flowers. Harry P. Leu Gardens features lots of unusual species and the rose garden, the lake and the gazebo areas are all simply stunning.
If you like botanical gardens, you should enjoy this one too. There is no other place like this. Where else can you find so many incredible landscapes and unique plants? You only have to bring your camera and enjoy the view.
Areas of the gardens display more than 7,000 annuals, perennials, and shrubs suited to the Central Florida growing season. The Arid Garden features plants coming from desert regions. The Aroid Collection includes tropical or subtropical plants that belong to the Araceae Family. In addition, you can admire the Azalea Collection, the Bamboo Collection, the Mizell Cemetery, the “Doves of Peace” Statue, the floral clock, The Urban Patio Garden and much more.
Harry P. Leu Gardens also feature a prime selection of events during the year. They even offer facility rentals such as standard outdoor weddings, evening and weekend Garden House receptions, small outdoor weddings, group tours, workshops and more.
This is a huge and hugely beautiful collection of plants you must see once you arrive in Orlando. Love is in the air, so don’t be afraid to bring your loved ones here and share with them this unique experience.
Lue Gardens in Orlando
Written by guest author Andra Picincu, who writes for several ezines and websites. Go to Associated Content to see more of this author’s work.