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Economic Garden

Economic Garden

The Economic Garden demonstrates what a variety of fibres, oils, herbs and spices look like in their living plant form, before they’re harvested and processed into the many products we know and use today.
Star jasmine arch

Star jasmine arch

Saunter under this perfectly perfumed arch as you enter the Economic Garden. Find it opposite the Palm House.
Amazon Waterlily

Amazon Waterlily

Nestled between giant lily pads, see the beautiful Victoria amazonica waterlily flower in this warm glasshouse. Accompanied by Blue Nile Waterlilies, the pond and its surrounding plants are a botanical wonder of the natural world. Learn More
International Rose Garden

International Rose Garden

The stunning International Rose Garden displays over 2,500 roses, and is a sea of vibrant colour from spring to autumn! Learn More
Simpson Shadehouse

Simpson Shadehouse

Gain inspiration for your garden's shaded areas and verandahs in this botanical haven. Learn More
Wollemi Pine

Wollemi Pine

Described as the botanical find of the century, the prehistoric Wollemi Pine dates back to the time of dinosaurs! Learn More

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