Pasadena Gardens
Descanso Gardens
Located on 160 acres, Descanso Gardens features forests, streams, a lake, and a bird sanctuary highlighted by 80 acres of colorful flowers, including camellias, lilacs, and roses. Group and tram tours available.
1418 Descanso Dr. - La Cañada - 818-949-4200 -
The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Garden
The Huntington is an oasis of art and culture set amid 120 acres of breathtaking gardens. More than a dozen gardens feature 14,000 species of plants.
1151 Oxford Rd. - San Marino - 626-405-2100 -
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
This 127-acre horticultural and botanical center features plants from around the world, native and migrating birds, wildlife, colorful peacocks, and historic buildings, including the Queen Anne Cottage made famous in Fantasy Island.
301 N. Baldwin Ave. - Arcadia - 626-821-3222 -

Wrigley Gardens
The Centennial Rose Garden at the Tournament House features 1,500 varieties of roses, camellias, and annuals. Open daily.
391 S. Orange Grove Blvd. - 626-449-4100 -