Botanical Gardens

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Botanical Gardens

Pasadena is home to several stunning botanical gardens that offer visitors a chance to enjoy the beauty of nature and learn more about different plant species. One of the most popular destinations is the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, which features over a dozen themed gardens, including a Japanese garden, a desert garden, and a rose garden. The garden also houses a variety of rare and exotic plants, as well as a conservatory that showcases tropical species.

Another popular botanical garden is Descanso Gardens, which boasts over 150 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Visitors can stroll through a rose garden, explore a California native garden, and wander through a camellia forest. The garden also features several events and exhibits throughout the year, including a popular holiday light show.

Descanso Gardens

Arlington Gardens

Arlington Gardens

The LA Arboretum is another must-visit destination for plant lovers, with over 127 acres of gardens, including a tropical greenhouse, a historic rose garden, and a forest of camellias. The garden also features several walking trails and an impressive collection of peacocks.

Arlington Gardens is a smaller, community-focused garden that features a variety of drought-tolerant plants and a butterfly garden. Visitors can enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and attend events such as concerts and art shows.

Finally, Storrier Stearns is a hidden gem in Pasadena, with a Japanese-style garden that features a koi pond, a tea house, and several stone lanterns. The garden also hosts several events throughout the year, including traditional tea ceremonies.

Whether you're a serious gardener or simply looking to enjoy the beauty of nature, Pasadena's gardens are sure to impress.

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