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Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, Scotland
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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a 28 ha (70 ac) botanical garden, located in Edinburgh, Scotland.



Five interesting facts about the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh:

  • It was established in 1670 as a physic garden for the purpose of growing medicinal plants.
  • It is the second oldest botanic garden in Britain after Oxford's.
  • It represents around 13,300 different species from all over the world, or about 4% of all known plant species.
  • The living collection consists of almost 273,000 individual plants.
  • It is home to the largest collection of wild-origin Chinese plants outside China.

Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Delosperma lavisiae, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Jamesbrittenia breviflora, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Chrysocoma tenuifolia, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Hebe pinguifolia, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Hebe gibbsii, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Helichrysum montanum, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Mini-mountains, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Fossil, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Squirrel
Eastern gray squirrel, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Glasshouse, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Senecio candidans, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Vaccinium acrobracteatum, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic
Schizostylis coccinea, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Victoria, the RBGE, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
Viburnum plicatum, the RBGE, Edinburgh

Address: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR, United Kingdom


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