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Dunedin Botanic Garden

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South Pacific North Dunedin, Dunedin New Zealand
Description and Information

The Dunedin Botanic Garden is New Zealand's first botanic garden and holds the status of six star Garden of International Significance. ArbNet, the global network for tree-focussed professionals, has accredited the Botanic Garden as level III. The Camellia Collection is rated as a Garden of Excellence by the International Camellia Society. It celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2013, marking it as New Zealand’s first botanic garden. It occupies 30.4 hectares in North Dunedin at an altitude of 25 – 85 m above sea level. The Garden has more than 6,800 plant species and wild native bellbirds, wood pigeons and tui. Its wide range of horticultural and botanical collections includes roses, herbaceous and perennial borders, a rock garden, New Zealand native plants and 4 hectares of Rhododendron Dell with more than 3,000 rhododendrons. An important aspect of The New Zealand Native plant collection is the cultivation of rare and endangered native plant species.
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