Alabama Gardens


Welcome to our information about public gardens in Alabama.

This southeastern state is a hotbed of azalea hybrids and hosts some significant plant collections, including the National Trillium Collection at Huntsville Botanical Gardens.

Gardens Map

Please consult the map below for the locations of gardens that we have visited in Alabama.

Use the search bar to type in a city name or click the upper right circle to find gardens near you. Click on a pin to see the garden name and to launch its information page.

Center map

Alabama Gardens

These are the gardens included on the above map.

Woodland garden at Aldridge Botanical Gardens

Aldridge Botanical Gardens

With a parade of blooms for every season, Aldridge Botanical Gardens south of Birmingham features one of the top collections of hydrangeas in the Southeast, a legacy to the family that propagated and patented the Snowflake hydrangea.
Bellingrath Gardens

Bellingrath Gardens

With stunning azalea blooms in season and carefully landscaped thematic gardens across 65 acres, Bellingrath Gardens enchants with its beauty and its location.
Woodlands at Huntsville Botanical Gardens

Huntsville Botanical Garden

Home to the National Trillium Collection, this mosaic of woodland gardens and formal spaces provide a natural contrast to the adjoining NASA facilities in Alabama's own "Rocket City."

Virtual Tours

Select any photo below to launch a full-screen slideshow of an Alabama garden. We hope that our images inspire you to visit these gardens when you make your travel plans.

Photography by Sandra Friend, Linda Friend, and John Keatley