St Kilda Botanical Gardens
Registered with Heritage Victoria, the gardens contain 810 mature tree specimens eight of which are on the significant tree register. In the 1950s the Alister Clarke Rose Garden was established and a Sub-Tropical Rain-forest conservatory added in the early 1990’s. Seasonal displays and local indigenous plants provide a valuable collection to study or sit alongside enjoying a picnic.
Built features in the gardens include a giant chess board, ornamental pond with Rain Man fountain, children’s play space, gazebo, glasshouses and the Eco-centre which facilitates lessons on sustainable living practice. Rain Man is a key element to the ornamental pond and was installed in 2005, designed by Corey Thomas and Ken Arnold he runs on solar power and recycled water from the pond.
For more information about the species of plants and animals you can find in the gardens, please visit the website.
- Phone: ASSIST (03) 9209 6777
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: http://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/st_kilda_botanic.htm
- Cost: Free
- Booking not required
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