A series of gardens, with subtropical and tropical plants from around the world, draws the visitor from surprise to surprise on the two-hour docent-guided walking tour.
The garden at Lotusland is home to more than 3,000 plants from all over the world, representing the horticultural passion of one extraordinary woman. Madame Ganna Walska dedicated more than forty years to amassing unique collections and commissioning innovative garden designs.The lotus flowers, from which the garden takes its name, bloom, in summer in a swimming pool which was transformed into a stunning showpiece. Wind your way through lush bromeliad and fern gardens, striking cactus and succulent gardens, a serene Japanese garden, the exotic aloe garden and the stunning blue garden. Whimsical statuary from Madame’s French chateau populate a Theatre Garden, a 25-foot round horticultural clock features the signs of the zodiac amid hundreds of succulents, and fanciful topiary animals, recently restored.