Roses, Bellingrath Gardens, Mobile, Alabama

This image shows the layout and floral pattern of the rose garden section of Bellingrath Gardens in Mobile, Alabama. The picture is likely taken from the front of the conservatory building, which forms the northern boundary of the rose garden section.

Color Photo by Fred W. Holder

The description states:


…The rose garden with its scores of varieties of roses is a favorite of summer visitors to the “Charm Spot of the Deep South.” Mr. Bellingrath was a charter member of the Rotary Club of Mobile and had the rose garden laid out in the design of the Rotary wheel emblem.

–The gardens are part of a much larger estate with a family building, lakes and a Japanese garden among other features.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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