Best rose gardens to see in Melbourne and Victoria
Roses show their true colours throughout the warmer months, with spring being one of the best times to visit these stunning rose gardens across Melbourne and Victoria.
Few things are more beautiful than an abundance of blooming roses in shades of pink, red, yellow, and apricot. In spring, rose gardens across Melbourne and Victoria come to life with stunning displays of this much-loved flower.
Cultivated for thousands of years, you don’t need to be a gardener to appreciate these symbols of love and joy; in fact, you can avoid dealing with their prickles and just enjoy the blooms.
Melbourne and Victoria boast a number of spectacular rose gardens, including the Victorian State Rose Garden and the Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens, and there are wonderful smaller beds to be discovered within public gardens such as St Kilda Botanical Gardens and Benalla Botanical Gardens.
Many are among the best free botanic gardens and beautiful parks to visit in Melbourne, and the State Rose and Garden Show in November is one of the annual flower and garden show events in Melbourne and Victoria.
If growing roses appeals, you’ll also find a few tips here, or see our guide on how to plant and grow perfect roses.