Enter a desert landscape of mosaic colours and textures in Succulent Garden, Located near Maiden Theatre.
The Margaret Flockton Award commemorates the contribution Margaret Flockton made to Australian scientific botanical illustration. A unique proposition amongst international art awards, focussing exclusively on contemporary scientific botanical illustration, as distinct from botanical art.

For the first time in its history fully digitally rendered, printable illustrations (excepting animated...
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The Royal Botanic Garden's Palm Grove is the largest public collection of palms in the country.

Escape the summer heat and explore our beautiful Palm Grove.
Plantings of palm species began in this area in the early 1860s, under the canopy of a group of Australian rainforest trees planted in 1828, many such as the Weeping Lilypilly (Waterhousea floribunda) are still growing here today. We have...
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Let's celebrate the delicious fruit -tomatoes!

Tomato Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens

Tag a friend that you would like to take with you to PJ Harvey and tell us in 25 words or less what you love about the the The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney. Most creative entry wins!

Ticket includes a 2 course pre-show dinner at Sokyo at The Star return shuttle to ICC. Winner announced end of day Thursday. Collect tickets any time before 5pm Friday at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Reception.

PJ Harvey - Sydney Festival 2017

Set your kids up for a full day of fun with nature led by our professional, enthusiastic educators at the Garden!

Garden Grubs

Fun with nature for the kids!


Summer themes include Tree Detectives, Bugs and Beasties, Plants & Potions, Garden Art and more.

Garden Grubs

Papaver #Papaveraceae AKA the Poppy. You'll find this stunning flower in our meadow roundabout.
Plant of the month this month is Lotus flowers. Lotus flowers are considered sacred in China, Tibet and India. The flower is a symbol of how great beauty can arise from the most abject of conditions.
Happy Saturday!
New bee and wildflower study reveals discoveries such as how bees respond to the color of the flowers they pollinate [ Bit.ly Link ]

Bees prefer warm violets in cool forests, scientists discover

Imagine the glory of winning our Tomato Festival competition for best homemade passata OR chutney/relish with judging panel including owner of Cornersmith, Alex Elliott-Howery, plus other discerning palates.

Great prizes to be won- sign up now!

The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

#Sea #Water bursting through the gaps in the sea wall at #botanicgardensyd #fullmoon #friday13th #kingtide
Little Red Powder Puff Calliandra haematocephala #Fabaceae-Mimosoideae truly stand out in the Garden
Join superheros Tapstar and Drippett on their quest to save the planet – one drop of water at a time!

A fun theatre show for the whole family – lots of laughs, singing and audience participation.

Tapstar Saves Water!

Crinum moorei #Amaryllidaceae with beautiful, elegant pink and white flowers
Ficus macrophylla - Moreton Bay Fig is a large evergreen tree that is native to the majority of the of our very own East Coast Australia.
Xerochrysum bracteatum #Asteraceae – Paper Daisy. You'll find them near the Bent Street entrance to the Garden