Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way

(4.4/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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  • This garden is amazing if you love Roadies (our state flower). Not only have they gathered every known species. But they have cross pollinated many exotic species to create unique one of a kind mixes. 
  • If you enjoy walking through Pacific Northwest forests and meadows, if you'd like to see how this serene (but for the sounds, at times, of traffic on Highway 18 and I-5) 20-acre facility has integrate...  more »
  • It is a large garden with lots of paths to walk around. We have visited it a number of times and seen and bought some rare plants which look good in our garden. For gardeners it's well worth a visit. 
  • A favorite place I like to visit year round. The greenhouse in February is a tropical retreat with fragrance, warmth, color, and a waterfall! Actually the whole garden feels like a retreat with it's groves of big leafed rhodies, one or another of the rhodies in bloom in just about any month, blue poppies in May. It's a world class botanical garden, beautifully maintained, a hidden treasure in Federal Way close to the freeway; I can't recommend it enough for anyone needing a couple of magical hours in the kingdom of plants!
  • Beauty beyond my expectations!!! Go for the Rhodies and Delight in the bonsai !
  • Amazing !
  • Very interesting and beautiful... A great place to take children as well!
  • Gem of Federal Way, go during the spring blooms and be blown away