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Rose Garden at Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4822
+1 480-461-7022
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A pleasant surprise awaits

Even though I was in the area just for geo-caching, I took some time to smell the roses. So many... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2014
Chandler, Arizona
Best place to visit in Mesa!

We love visiting the Rose Garden....there's something for everyone to enjoy. We visit here every... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2014
Tempe, Arizona
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Designed by landscape architect LeRoy Brady, the Desert Southwest's largest rose garden, where nearly 8000 rose bushes bloom in the desert. Take time to smell the roses by taking a stroll through The Garden and view its tremendous number of vibrant colors, flower forms and growth habits. The terrace areas of the East and West gardens can be reserved for intimate settings such as weddings, music ensembles, theatrical readings, and art displays. Tours are also available.
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1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85202-4822
+1 480-461-7022
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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Even though I was in the area just for geo-caching, I took some time to smell the roses. So many different varieties i never even knew existed. It was an enjoyable and educational stroll.

Thank bbwolfAZ
Reviewed 16 January 2014

We love visiting the Rose Garden....there's something for everyone to enjoy. We visit here every Easter and Mother's Day. HOWEVER...beware of spiders. Last time we were there my 7 year old was bit twice on the arm and required ER care to treat the bites.

2  Thank Hannahbears_mom
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Beautiful place. So many lovely roses, and many have a scent!! Not your supermarket roses. The variety is amazing. And if you are lucky enough to have someone who either is a member of the Rose Society or who knows about the history, etc. you...More

Thank Willowdances1
Reviewed 3 May 2013

We had a wonderful tour by a dedicated volunteer of this beautiful rose garden that lines the entrance of Mesa Community College along Southern Ave. She explained how the garden got started an grew with the help of volunteers and support of area rose growers....More

Thank MarciaAnn
Reviewed 26 April 2013

A sea of Roses greets you at the entrance of Mesa Community College in every color and breed imaginable. The roses are the real deal, but the grounds and not maintained as well. Lots of fallen foliage, etc. but the landscaping and variety of roses...More

Thank Margie P
Reviewed 2 April 2013

The roses at this beautiful garden are fabulous! All are tended by volunteers. It is worth stopping to see and walk around the different areas. The Veterans' garden was lovely.

Thank Rosie D
Reviewed 8 March 2013

It's a lovely place to walk around and view the roses. We went last year while in AZ for the winter. I think April might be the time to stop.

1  Thank gogirlWisconsin
Reviewed 17 January 2013

The Rose Garden offers an excellent opportunity to enjoy the beauty of roses and to learn about the variety of rose types. Because I'm learning to grow roses in the same climate I found the visit doubly rewarding.

Thank BevRobertson
Reviewed 28 November 2012

What a delight to find in AZ! Helped me find out which varieties will grow best here. I think it goes for a mile - don't miss the Veterans' garden.

Thank majorfoodie
Reviewed 3 July 2012

really a sight worth seeing. you wouldn't think that you are in the hot city of phoenix, because the plants remind you of cool san diego weather.

Thank Francesca S
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