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Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

In front of Payne Mansion, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is our enchanting Butterfly Garden. Children and photographers love spending time in this natural, colorful and layered environment that was designed for the sole purpose of...

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Bromeliad Garden

Bromeliad Garden

Layers of color, shapes and textures playing among dappled sunlight and shadows, the bromeliad garden is a popular source of inspiration for photographers and painters. In fact, bromeliads were among the plants that inspired the mission and focus at Selby Gardens...

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Steinwachs Family Foundation Mangrove Walkway

Steinwachs Family Foundation Mangrove Walkway

Although Selby Gardens features many exotic plant species, one of its most magnificent attractions is based around three species of mangroves native to South Florida. The Steinwachs Family Foundation Mangrove Walkway makes it easy to examine the intricate stem and...

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Schimmel Wedding Pavilion

Schimmel Wedding Pavilion

With a variety of indoor and outdoor locations, Selby Gardens is a popular spot to host gatherings from small, intimate parties to full-blown community occasions. One of the most popular locations to exchange vows is the Schimmel Wedding Lawn & Pavilion where...

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The Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden

The Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden

The Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden is a newly-created space for children and families to discover and develop a life-long appreciation for rainforest plants. This garden is elevated to allow visitors to experience treetop living. The children’s rainforest...

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Banyan Grove

Banyan Grove

Just east of the historic Selby House, now home to the Selby House Cafe, are several banyan trees, some of which were planted by the Selbys nearly a century ago. Their spectacular aerial roots, which grow downward and eventually serve as secondary trunks, allow the...

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Bamboo Garden

Bamboo Garden

Bounded on each side by a dense vegetation, Pender Path meanders through nearly a dozen different species of tropical clumping bamboos. Bamboo shoots may grow as much as 40 inches per day during their two-month growth period, and then stay the same size for decades....

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Fern Garden

Fern Garden

For one of the most peaceful experiences at Selby Gardens, pause along the circular walking trail in the Fern Garden and take a moment to fully appreciate the stunning variety of sounds, scents, colors and textures. A diverse showcase of low-lying ferns serves as a...

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Epiphyte Garden

Epiphyte Garden

In the Epiphyte Garden, towering oaks make perfect hosts for a variety of airplants ranging from the locally familiar Spanish Moss to exotic species from Mexico and beyond. Up in the trees, epiphytes exhibit vivid colors and the intriguing fragrances that help attract...

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Conservatory

Conservatory

The conservatory looks and feels like a tropical rain forest, which is where many of its show-stopping orchids and bromeliads were collected by the Gardens’ research and conservation scientists. Arranged in a spectacular collage of color and design, the plants feature...

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