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Karwarra Australian Native Botanic Garden (Yarra Ranges Council)

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Australia - Victoria - Kalorama

Institution Code: KARWAR

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Karwarra Australian Native Botanic Garden (Yarra Ranges Council)

Karwarra Australian Native Botanic Garden is set on two hectares of Australian Native flora. The garden holds GPCAA Telopea and Boronia collections as well as plants considered Threatened.

Main Address:
Karwarra Australian Native Botanic Garden (Yarra Ranges Council)
Rear Kalorama Memorial Reserve,
1190-1196 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road
Victoria 3766 Australia

Telephone: 61 (0)3 9728 4256
Fax: 61 (0)3 9728 4256
Primary Email:

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