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Betty Norris, Publicity Co-Chair, Cape Fear Garden Club
Photograph Anne K Moore


Coastal Gardens from River to Sea
April 10-12, 2015

Come enjoy Southern hospitality amid the vibrant color of azaleas and spring flowers during the 62nd Annual Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Tour© in the beautiful coastal community of Wilmington, North Carolina. An official event of the North Carolina Azalea Festival, the tour is one of the longest running and most popular garden tours in the South.

The 2015 tour features 10 gardens. The 8 private gardens are all new to the Cape Fear Azalea Garden Tour© with a variety of styles from classic to modern and formal to whimsical, including a published horticulturists delight as well as a trio of petite gardens. The variety of gardens on the tour is certain to inspire every gardener.

The tour opens Friday April 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Hugh Morton Amphitheater at Greenfield Lake. The natural beauty of the Greenfield Lake is enhanced by more than 100 Cape Fear Garden Club Azalea Garden Belles© in their colorful antebellum dresses with escorts from the Citadel Summerall Guards, the highlight of this ceremony along with the introduction of the Azalea Queen & North Carolina Azalea Festival celebrities and entourage.

Come celebrate the beauty of spring and enjoy the best that the Azalea Coast offers. Tickets may be purchased at any garden during the tour. For more information, please visit
Posted February 13, 2015

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