Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Address: 6500 S New Hope Rd,
Belmont, NC 28012
Mission of Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens:
To inspire all who enter to become partners with nature, by preserving and perpetuating a nurturing environment for horticulture excellence, aesthetic enjoyment, educational opportunity, research and appreciation of the botanical and agricultural heritage of this region.
It is truly beautiful and breath taking place, Enjoy!
The Garden is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily*
*During Holidays at the Garden and Thursdays May through September the Garden is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
*The Garden will be closed on Christmas Day..
$12.95 for adults
$11.95 for seniors 60+
$6.95 for children 2-12
Free to Garden Members and children under age 2
Drinks and snacks are available in The Garden Store. Picnics and coolers are welcome anywhere on the property, but please no alcoholic carry-ins.
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the terrace or at picnic tables.
Please leave grills and pets at home.
Don’t forget to bring a camera, insect repellent and sunscreen.
Benches are located throughout the gardens.
The Garden is fully handicap accessible, but does not have wheelchairs available onsite.
Artists are welcome to bring art supplies.
The Cottage Garden offers sweet scents that take you back to grandma’s house. This area is a showcase of heirloom plants popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
The Four Seasons Garden gives visitors a glimpse of what we mean when we say “it’s a garden for all seasons.” All year long you’ll find a symphony of colors, shapes and textures.
Located between the Cottage and Canal Gardens, The Crape Myrtle Grove offers visitors a place to rest in the shade.
The Canal Garden includes a water feature framed by a fountain at each end. As long as a football field, this garden offers new colors every season.
The Allee Garden features a kid’s favorite — the tunnel fountain. (Image by Gordon Magee.)
The West Gardens feature the Nellie Rhyne Stowe White Garden. This garden always has something white in bloom, and is a favorite location for weddings
The Orchid Conservatory is the Carolina’s only glass house — 8,000 square feet under five stories. Dedicated to the display of orchids and tropical plants, it’s a display of living, growing and ever-changing exhibits.
The Enconre Azaela Garden is best viewed in the fall, when over 500 of these plants bloom.
The Ribbon Garden is accented by a curving channel of water that ends with streams of water playing a game of leapfrog.
The Scroll Garden is a study in shapes and textures as well as a garden for pollinators in the frost free months. Designed in a spiral, tall plants progressively give way to ever shorter plants.
The Conifer is found at the end of the manicured gardens, and features an eclectic blend of cone-bearing plants both wild and ornamental.
The Serpentine Garden is designed in a long meandering shape. It includes circular pools, each portion themed with a different color.