Explore plants from ten different climate zones including cacti, orchids, carnivorous plants and the remarkable Titan arum, which produces one of the largest flowering structures and foulest odours in the plant kingdom.
Marianne North was a remarkable Victorian artist with a great eye for botanical detail. In this extraordinary gallery, you can see 833 of her paintings displayed in geographical order, which she hung after travelling around the world.
Sir Joseph Hooker brought back many new specimens of rhododendron from his travels to the Himalayas in the mid 19th century. Now hundreds of specimens flower in the dell, and are at their prime during April and May.
Kew holds one of the world's greatest collections of botanical art, with more than 200,000 items dating back to the days before photography could be used for the study of plants. This gallery is the first to be dedicated to botanical art.
The Grade I listed building is the largest Victorian glasshouse in the world, and twice the size of the Palm House. It houses an internationally important collection of temperate zone plants, including some of the rarest and most threatened. Currently closed for restoration, it will reopen to the public on 5 May 2018.
The Waterlily House is the hottest and most humid environment at Kew. In summer the pond is home to giant waterlilies, lotus and other exotic plants. Currently closed for winter, reopening in spring 2018.