One of the main questions I get from visitors to our garden is, “where are all the flowers?”
It becomes obvious these people are not from the tropics nor are they familiar with the concept and color of a tropical garden. That’s fine—not all gardens are the same, nor should they be, and the cliché or typical garden is not usually
a tropical one. I think that’s what makes Miami Beach Botanical Garden so special and also important; for starters, there simply cannot be a lot of tropical gardens in America due to the climate the Continental United States has—we are located quite perfectly.
Our importance lies in really wooing first timers to the beauty and potential a tropical garden can have.
Yes, we have flowers, and yes we have them all year round, but