Mediterranean Garden Collection
A collection of plants from the Mediterranean Basin biodiversity hotspot.
Location: Mediterranean Garden, Rock Garden and Duke’s Garden
Taxa: 339 Accessions: 863 Wild-sourced: 64%
Geographic strengths: southern Spain
Taxonomic strengths: Cistaceae, Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae), Asteraceae and Lamiaceae
Notable specimens: Narcissus viridiflorus, which is threatened by coastal development, and Gadoria falukei, a newly discovered species in its own new genus, found in only one location in the Gador mountain range, Almeria, Spain