Flamingo Gardens

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United States of America - Florida - Davie

Institution Code: FLAM

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Flamingo Gardens

See a touch of history on 60 acres of lush gardens, showcasing rare, exotic and native plants. Tour the citrus groves and the Wray Botanical Collection. Explore the Free-Flight Aviary, Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary and historic 1930s Wray Home. Visit our Gift Shop, Garden Shop and the Tropical Marketplace. Enjoy an eco-experience of the Florida Everglades.

It is our mission to foster curiosity, appreciation and respect for Nature in children, while they have fun discovering the world around them.

Main Address:
Flamingo Gardens
3750 South Flamingo Road
Florida 33330 United States of America

Telephone: (954) 473-2955
Fax: (305) 473-1738
URL: www.flamingogardens.org
Primary Email: wrayhq@aol.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Stan Wood, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Laura Tooley, Director of Horticulture
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1927
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 24 Hectares
    Latitude: 26.0720760
    Longitude: -80.3139730
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Acanthaceae, Arecaceae, Heliconiaceae, Marantaceae, Rutaceae, Zingiberaceae, Citrus (16 spp., 83 taxa), Heliconia (29 spp., 35 taxa), Musa (9 spp., 17 taxa), cycads, native plants, orchids, Citrus, palms, orchids.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Programme: Yes