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Karwarra Australian Plant Garden

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Australia - Victoria - Kalorama

Institution Code: KARWAR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Karwarra Australian Plant Garden

Karwarra Australian Plant Garden is set on two hectares of Australian Native flora. The garden holds GPCAA Telopea and Boronia.

Main Address:
Karwarra Australian Plant Garden
Yarra Ranges Council, 1190 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road
P.O. Box 105
Kalorama
Victoria 3140 Australia

Telephone: 61 (0)3 9728 4256
Fax: 61 (0)3 9728 4256
URL: http://www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au/Things_To_Do/Karwarra_Australian_Plant_Garden
Primary Email: karwarragarden@yarraranges.vic.gov.au

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: -
    Curator's Name: Lindy Harris, Horticulturalist
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Lindy Harris, Horticulturalist
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 2
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1968
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 1 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 2 Hectares
  • Total Area: 2 Hectares
    Latitude: -37.81683
    Longitude: 145.38003
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 3000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 1400
  • Special Collections:100 % of collection if Australian flora.
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes