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Posted on 22 September 2012

Last Updated 22 September 2012

Botanic Gardens of Adelaide - three separate projects: the historical botanical garden in the center of the city, Mount Lofty Botanic Garden and Botanical Garden Wittunga (Wittunga).

 Community Botanical Garden (of approx. 34 ha) was established in 1857 where you can see plants from around the world, and a few trees planted before last century! The garden created and maintained very favorable for plant subtropical climate (average temperature of 28 degrees). And the abundance of sunny days can get along with plants from different regions of the earth, and those who love the moisture, and that lodge in the mountains, plains and even in the desert. Incidentally, in the garden you can see a whole grove of Russian birches.

 The first glass greenhouse was built in the botanical garden specifically for the unique Victorian water lilies growing in 1868. The process of blossoming even hit the front pages of local newspapers!

 The second big greenhouse - "House palm trees" - was built in 1877 Greenhouse is notable not only an extensive collection of plants of Madagascar savanna, but also for its Victorian-style architecture.

 

In 1996, the Botanical Garden was opened on National Test Rose Garden - the first in Australia garden where roses are checked for suitability to the Australian climate. Rose, by the way, is amazing - noisette roses, roses bourbon, tea, etc. shipovnikovye

 

In addition, in the Botanical Gardens you can visit the Mediterranean garden of aquatic plants, enjoy the blooming lotuses and learn about the history of crop production in the local museum. And you can just sit on the grass under a tree and relax, forgetting that you are in the center of the bustling city. Adelaide Botanic Gardens annually visited by more than 1.5 million people. Admission is free.

 Second botanical garden is located half an hour from the center of Adelaide on the eastern slope of Mount Lofty. Park received its first visitors in 1977 - then in an area of ​​80 hectares could be acquainted with the plants of temperate climate. Today the garden is divided into seven valleys, each with a certain group of plants grown. And it is the representatives of almost all climatic zones of the world - magnolias, rhododendrons, camellias, roses, peonies, ferns Australia, exotic deciduous and coniferous trees. The highlight of the garden is a stunning view of the valley of Adelaide, from the height of 180 meters above sea level.

 Finally, the third Wittunga botanical garden open to the public in 1975, is a collection of plants from Australia and South Africa. South African specimens were collected in the Cape Province of South Africa, the climate is very similar to the Australian. Collection of Australian plants collected from the peninsula Floro, Kangaroo Island and areas of Western Australia.

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