As you wander throughout the Gardens explore our 11 distinct theme gardens.
Historic Hershey Rose Garden
The historical highlight of Hershey Gardens, this is where it all began in 1937. The brilliant assortment of 5,600 roses representing 275 varieties includes an interesting mix of heights, colors and flower forms of Hybrid Tea, floribunda, shrub, and miniature roses, and features the new AARS rose variety winners each year.
Seasonal Display Garden
One of the most colorful displays in the Gardens, it is a favorite of repeat visitors. The spring gladly welcomes 100 varieties of 45,000 tulips, the summer boasts colorful annuals, and the fall features chrysanthemums from deep red to sun-drenched yellow.
M.S. Hershey Tribute Garden
Created in 2012 to commemorate Hershey Gardens’ 75th anniversary, this area honors Mr. Hershey’s love of horticulture and beauty. This garden showcases the newly revitalized M.S. Hershey Rose, a special seating area, and colorful plants and shrubs.
Surround yourself in the spring and summer with amazing displays of spring daffodils, rhododendrons, summer coneflowers, black-eyed susans, and joe-pye weed. In the fall, walk among the ornamental grasses and bold-colored chrysanthemums.
A feast for the senses! The Herb Garden, featuring medicinal, aromatic, household, culinary, and dye-making plants, is a place to see, smell, and feel plants that impact our daily lives.
High Point Garden
Inspired by the historic garden at Milton Hershey’s home, High Point, this garden proudly features old garden roses, a tribute to his wife Catherine Hershey.
A garden for all seasons! This textural collection of mature dwarf conifers, hollies, boxwoods, and dogwoods creates a subtly colorful display of green, blue, gold, and burgundy foliage interplanted with an assortment of spring bulbs and colorful perennials set among large rocks.
Enjoy many varieties of these decorative and hardy plants from short fescues to giant reed grasses. A favorite of Hershey Gardens guests!
Take some time to enjoy the relaxing sound of a peaceful stream and tranquil reflective pond. This secluded garden features rare giant sequoias, Dawn Redwood trees, Japanese maples, as well as a plethora of ground covers, perennials, and various shrub layers.
The Bill Bowman Garden
Lovingly dedicated to a former Hershey Gardens director, this beautiful garden features a magnificent bronze sculpture and a collection of "Knock-Out" rose varieties.
The Children's Garden
This amazing educational garden is filled with surprise hideaways, creatures and whimsical characters – all within 32 themed gardens. Truly a garden to sweeten the imagination! Learn more>>
The Butterfly House
Our most popular attraction! Explore the wonders of butterflies as you observe and learn about their fascinating lifecyle from egg to adult butterfly. Walk among 300 North American butterflies as they flutter among their host and nectar plants. More>>
Mighty oaks provide a quiet, shady place to rest and watch the squirrels scamper and play.
Enjoy a pleasant stroll as you surround yourself with trees such as horsechestnuts, Persian parrotia, bald cypress, beech, hemlock, and fragrant snowbell as they adorn this shady area. View our variety of trees.