The Garden Guide

Callaway Gardens

A great azalea garden with 13 man-made lakes. There is are special collections of holly and of the local plumleaf azalea. The John A Sibley Horticultural Center has 5 acres of conservatory.

Photograph © Callaway Gardens
Photograph © Callaway Gardens
Photograph © Callaway Gardens
Copyright © Callaway Gardens


Callaway Gardens opened on May 21, 1952. It was created by Cason and Virginia Callaway. It is owned by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, whose mission is to connect man and nature in a way that benefits and honors both.

Plants of note

In addition to being a mature woodland garden, Callaway Gardens is highly regarded for its azalea gardens, holly collection and season displays.

Intersectin of Ga. Hwys. 18/354, Pine Mountain, Georgia, USA, GA 31822

All year. Daily. Open 9am to 5pm (6pm in summer). Subject to change.

$18/adult;$15 adults 64+; $9/child (age 6 to 12); children five and younger admitted for free. Subject to change.

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