CBS Los Angeles: Best Botanical Gardens in Los Angeles


February 25, 2018

The vibrant and diverse flora of Southern California can be seen all over this vast expanse we called the Southland. Just look around you. However, with CBS Los Angeles - Virginia Robinson Gardensthat in mind and to get a glimpse and a feel for this wonderful vegetation from our region and those of other places all in one well-groomed outpost, check out five of the finest botanical gardens in and around Los Angeles.

Virginia Robinson Gardens
1008 Elden Way
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 550-2087

Part of the parcel of land where Beverly Hills’ first lady Virginia Robinson once lived, her gardens dating back to 1911 are now managed by Los Angeles County and can only be toured by making a reservation in advance of your visit. That said, it’s worth the trouble to do just that for a chance to get to know this astounding landmark expanse listed on the National Historic Register and an official California Point of Historical Interest. Of special note is the Italian Renaissance Terrace Garden with its glorious magnolia trees and sensational camellias, and the Rose Garden, sporting heirloom blooms. Meanwhile, the tropical garden with its king palms grove, arguably the largest of its type on the mainland, almost overwhelms.

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