Thomasville Rose Garden

Thomasville Rose Garden

4 Best Places to See Roses in Georgia

Did you know that the Cherokee Rose is the official Georgia State Flower? Here is where you can see the flower and other roses throughout the state of Georgia.

 
Roses at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Atlanta Botanical Garden

Nestled into the heart of Atlanta’s Piedmont Park, the Atlanta Botanical Garden boasts 30 acres of gardens including the Rose Garden. Peak blooming times are in May and June while some re-blooming occurs in the autumn.

 
Spring at Callaway Resort & Gardens

Callaway Resort & Gardens, Pine Mountain

Head to the Middle Georgia mountains in the springtime to see the flowers at Callaway Resort & Gardens at their peak color. In addition to roses, you won’t want to miss the Gardens’ acclaimed azaleas and the Day Butterfly Center.

Thomasville Rose Show and Festival

Rose Show and Festival, Thomasville

Celebrating its 98th year in 2019, the Rose Show and Festival features thousands of roses, two parades, live music, a street dance, arts and crafts, festival food and more. The 2019 festival will be held April 25-27. While you’re there, be sure to check out the 5-acre Thomasville Rose Garden.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum in Atlanta

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, Atlanta

Along with being the home to a museum featuring President Jimmy Carter’s life, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum features 37 acres of land where guests can see a formal garden, meadow, cherry orchard, waterfalls and rose garden that contains the coral-colored Rosalynn Carter Rose, named after the 43rd President’s wife.

Published: February 2019