There is something to see throughout the whole year at the Botanic Garden.

From a collection of thousands of different plant varieties, we can only highlight a few. Before your visit, click on a season to see what plants are at their best.

Please bear in mind that flowerings can vary by some three to four weeks, depending on climatic conditions.

Autumn
Early Autumn
Late Autumn
Broadwalk
  • heleniums
  • penstemons
  • asters
  • ornamental grasses
  • katsura tree
  • japanese anemones
  • ornamental grasses
  • paperbark & snakebark maples
Bog Garden
  • purple loosestrife
  • joe-pye weed
  • bog sage
Japanese Garden
  • maples
  • ornamental grasses
  • bugbanes
  • maples
  • ornamental grasses
  • katsura tree
Spring Woods
  • arum lily seed heads
  • hazelnuts
Double Walled Garden
  • dahlias
  • cannas
  • bananas
  • red hot pokers
  • echinacea
  • ornamental grasses
  • pumpkins
  • echinacea
  • autumn crocus
  • winter vegetables

banana trees dressed for Christmas

BoulderĀ Garden
  • autumn crocuses
  • red hot pokers
  • Amaryllis belladonna
  • crab apple
Great Glasshouse
  • kangaroo paws
  • nerines
  • banksias
  • Grevillea eriostachya
  • chilean waxflower
  • banksias
  • silver trees
  • pomegranates
  • olives
Lakes
  • striking lakeside reflections

Slate Beds best seen from across the lakes

  • crab apples
  • striking lakeside reflections
  • pochards, shovelers and wigeons.

resident cormorant, coots, moorhens & mallards more visible

Wild Garden
  • asters
  • rudbeckias
  • heleniums
  • echinaceas
  • sneezeweeds
  • asters
  • rudbeckias
  • heleniums
  • echinaceas
  • seedheads

goldfinches and other seed eaters

Waun Las NNR incl. Pont felin Gat
  • blackberries
  • wax cap fungi
  • blackberries
  • wax cap fungi
  • hedge laying & tree planting

flocks of fieldfare and redwing arrive to over-winter here

Pont Felin Gat
  • enchanter’s nightshade mosses, liverworts & lichen
General
  • autumn hues
  • autumn hues