We are running our first seed science stall at World Science Festival Brisbane this weekend!
We’re promoting the importance of Australian native seeds and our PlantBank at The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan.
@ecotechnica #WSFBrisbane
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#Dianthus are tucked away in the Garden but you just can't miss these tiny flowers due to their bright, vibrant, pink petals.
What are you looking at?
We have partnered with award-winning Australian artisan, Distillery Botanica, to create a limited-edition 'Rather Royal Gin' using botanicals grown in the Garden with proceeds going towards supporting our conservation programs. #ratherroyalgin #botanicgardensyd
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'Kisses' Vireya rhododendron beautiful little red flowers that form into bouquets-like formation on the plant.
Did you know there are over 350 different species of Grevillea? Here are just a few of our favourites. What's yours?
Silk Floss Tree, Ceiba speciosa #Malvaceae on the path as you pass #theCalyx. What an incredible flower with such magnificent detail.
The bees don't want to miss the last of the ‘Honeyflow’ #Rosa
It's common knowledge that #cacti and #succulents are able to survive with very little water, but did you know that many can't survive with too much water? Sydney has had a lot of rainfall over the last few weeks, over the last 12 months there has been 1400mm which is 200mm more than average.
It's safe to say that the cacti and succulents here in our Succulent Garden are those that can...
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“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.” ― George Eliot
#daybreaker #rosa
A big congratulations to the first 13 people to complete our Community Greening program’s first Master Gardener Program in partnership with TAFE Outreach – with one of the participants receiving her first tertiary education experience at the tender of age of 65!

Funded by the Office Environment and Heritage’s Volunteer Grants Program, this pilot program will form the start of a network of...
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Autumn is a great time of year to spot fungi, this video shows just how stunningly beautiful and diverse they can be.
Brugmansia suaveloens 'Frosty Pink' hangs beautifully next to the path leading to Macquaries wall. Get in quick to catch them in bloom.
Recent research by Dr Trevor Wilson and University of Sydney
reveals that red and green are nectar eating bird’s favourite flower colours.
Find out what else was uncovered >>
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Congratulations to our Director of Science Brett Summerell who was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship as a Distinguished Chair in Agriculture and Life Sciences, focused on a group of fungi called Fusarium.
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Win a double pass to 'The Inside Dig' - a new and innovative gardening workshop that offers a behind-the-scenes tour of the Garden, lunch and a complimentary glass of wine.

Your chance to WIN a double pass to 'The Inside Dig' Growing Workshop!

The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney offers one of the largest outdoor collections of #Begonia in the world! Visit the Begonia Garden east of the Garden Shop.
Dichorisandra thyrsiflora, so delicate and perfect it looks almost like a painting. #nofilter
Getting up close to a Lotus reveals such incredible detail...
Happy rainy Friday everyone. Here are some stunning photos of flowers in the #Garden to get you through to sunnier times.
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