Built in 1933, the original weekend residence of Floyd and Jane Wray has since been restored to provide visitors to Flamingo Gardens a glimpse of life in South Florida in the 1930s.
Arboretum & Champion Trees
With thousands of orchid plant species, along with the dedication of our Flamingo Gardens volunteer group, the Orchidteers, Flamingo Gardens has grown into one of the largest botanical garden orchid collections in South Florida. Our collection contains thousands of orchids, including genera such as Cymbidiums, Cattleyas, Dendrobiums, Encyclias, Phalaenopsis and Vandas. The Arboretum offers impressive exotic hybrids which allow continual year-round displays of orchid blooms while the Hardwood Hammock and wetlands areas Florida native orchid species.
Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden
Located in the West Arboretum, the Croton Garden houses one of the largest collections of Croton varieties in the United States.
Ginger & Heliconia Gardens
Tropical Fern Garden
Live Oak Hammock
Tropical Rainforest & Wetlands Area
Accessible by the Narrated Tram Tour, the back 50 acres features some of the last tropical hardwood forest growth in South Florida, untouched since it was once settled by the Seminole Indians. The tour also includes a tropical rainforest area, native hardwood hammock, wetlands area, and the tropical fruit tree groves. Other gardens of note include: