Explore Raleigh's Hidden Azalea Gardens
Bask in the sun at the WRAL Azalea Gardens, which are perfect for a spring bike ride, picnic, or outdoor date. You're sure to find peace of mind among the beautiful blooming azaleas.
Situated conveniently behind the WRAL-TV 5 television studios, the Azalea Gardens are the perfect spot for a peaceful afternoon visit. Bring a book and relax on one of the benches located in the gardens. You'll be surrounded by beautiful azaleas of all shapes and colors along with wonderful fragrances that fill the air. The best time to visit the Azalea Gardens is in the spring when the flowers are in full bloom.
About WRAL Azalea Gardens:
The WRAL Gardens showcase a full range of flowering and non-flowering plant materials that are typical in a Southern garden. Featured plants include azaleas, dogwoods, rhododendrons, deciduous azaleas and the beginnings of a new collection of hydrangeas. As green space in the Triangle becomes harder and harder to find, the WRAL Gardens serve as a sanctuary from the clogged city streets, miles of concrete and high rise buildings, and the general hustle and bustle of the rat race.We say the best time to visit is the spring, but don't count it out the rest of the year. You can learn about the flowers that are currently blooming on their website and even get a preview with their Garden Cam.
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WRAL Azalea Gardens
2619 Western Bulvard
Raleigh, NC 27606