Oriental Plants and Their Collectors
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia
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The modern gardens owe much to intrepid plant hunters such as Thunberg, Fortune, and Forrest, who made risky journeys to exotic lands collecting countless plants new to science. Get to know the fascinating characters behind the plants of the HSBC Oriental Garden in this talk and walk with Relle Mott. Learn about the evolution of this quiet spot in the heart of their Gardens from Maiden’s Bamboo grove to the important wild-sourced collection of Asian plants that it is today.