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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.

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

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