Florida Botanical Gardens Map
12520 Ulmerton Road
Largo, FL727 582-2100
The Florida Botanical Garden's entrance is located at the intersection of Ulmerton Road and 125th St N, beside the Pinellas County Animal Services building and the Pinellas County Emergency Medical Services. The Heritage Museum can also be accessed from their parking lot.
In addition, there is a rear entrance across from Walsingham Park to the Florida Botanical Museum's paved walkways and the more rustic hiking trails.
The Botanical Garden's Gift Shop shares the same building as the University of Florida Pinellas County Extension Office. What a perfect location to answer your gardening questions!
The Largo Patch readers' chose the Florida Botanical Gardens as the Best Place to Take a Walk in Largo 2012 with 46% of the votes. The Florida Botanical Gardens consists of 120 acres, but only 30 are cultivated. The rest of the property is preserved as a natural habitat of rarely seen plant and animal species like bobwhite quail and the bald eagle. The Sandhill Loop Trail (.3 miles) and the Flatwoods Loop trail (.4 miles) provides visitor access to this region.
A Children's Trail contains a Butterfly Station complete with butterflies and attracting plants, a Tropical Fruit Station which showcases a Key Lime, pineapple, mango, papaya, banana and plantain trees, a Trees Station, and a Wildlife Station. They will also enjoy the carnivorous plants.
There is also an Herb Garden, a Palm Area, a Native Plants Garden, a Rose Garden, a Florida Friendly Garden, A Patio Garden, a Succulent Garden, a Bromeliad Garden, A Palm Garden and Pavilion, a Wedding Garden (Rose, Jazz, Cottage & Topiary Gardens), a Tropical Courtyard and Pavilion, McKay Creek Plaza and Pavilion, and a Seasonal Garden and Display.
There is an abundance of wildlife in the wetlands, along the Tropical Walk, and around the Aquatic Habitat and Demonstration Area.
|Blue Plumbago or Leadwort|
|Bee in White Powderpuff tree in the Wedding Garden|
|Chinese Rain Bell|
|Blue Pea Vine|
|Buddha Belly Plant|
|Flaming Glory Bower|
|Bird of Paradise|
|White Iceberg Rose|
|Blue Latan Palm|
|Traveler's Tree or Palm|
| The Fruit Salad Tree has different |
citrus fruits grafted onto one tree
|Kefir Lime Tree|