The garden was originally conceived in 1930 after Cason J. Callaway discovered a rare azalea growing in the area. Callaway Gardens opened on May 21, 1952, as the Ida Cason Gardens, with a number of lakes, a golf course, and scenic drives. The gardens were named for the mother of founder Cason J. Callaway. When you think of breathtaking botanical gardens in the metro Atlanta Area this one is a the top of the list. This botanical themed bowtie is made from a brushed cotton fabric teaming with colors. Sure to go well with linen and seersucker styles. Seen here in the classic shape.