Mediterranean Garden Collection

A collection of plants from the Mediterranean Basin biodiversity hotspot.

Pink flowers in the Mediterranean Garden

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