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Beijing (southern) Botanical Garden - Living Plants
China - Beijing - Xiangshan
Institution Code: PE
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About the Beijing (southern) Botanical Garden - Living Plants
Beijing Botanical Garden, lying in the foot of the West Hill of Beijing, has by tradition been engaged in the conservation of the native flora, especially plants from northern, northeastern and northwestern China. Its attention is also concentrated on research, public education and recreation. 200 ha are currently opened to the public, including the living plant collections, the historic sites, a nature reserve. Excellent displays are made monthly in the main conservatory, penjing (bonsai) garden, the arboretum and 11 outdoor gardens: tree-peony garden, peony garden, rose garden, ornamental peach garden, lilac garden, crabapple-contoneaster garden, magnolia garden, fall color garden, perennial garden, bamboo garden and mume flower garden. The garden attracts more than 1.4 million domestic and overseas visitors every year.
Telephone: (86-10) 62591431