Auckland Botanic Garden

The botanic garden is very large and well labeled. Most of the plants are newer (planted in the last 20 years) but some are up to 40 years old.

The Rose Garden:

Rosa ‘Fellowship’ Rosa ‘Eye of the Tiger’

Rosa ‘Claire Jacquier’

Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’

The Children’s Garden:

The Spring Garden:

Columbine (Aquilegia cv.)

Deciduous Azalea (Rhododendron)

Foam flower (Tiarella ‘Spring Symphony’)

Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata ‘Kansan’)

Japanese Snowball (Viburnum plicatum)

Handkerchief Tree (Davidia involucrata)

Perennial Garden:

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

Salvia leucantha ‘Purple Glow’

Alyssum & Viola

Heuchera, Alyssum, Viola & Parsley


Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria heterphylla)

Bunya-Bunya (Araucaria bidwillii)

Monkey puzzle Tree (Araucaria araucana)

Queensland Kauri (Agathis robusta)

Kauri (Agathis australis)

Wollemi Pine (Wollemia nobilis)

Interesting plants:

Cabbage Palm (Cordyline australis)

Grevillea ‘Aussie Crawl’

(Probably not available in the US but G. ‘Fanfare’ is)

Grevillea ‘Coastal Gem’

Toona chinensis? Pink cv. available called ‘Flamingo’

Clivia miniata new colors

Scleranthus biflorus

Anthropodium cirratum

Podocarpus totara ‘Albany Gold’

Tomorrow: 2 Gardens in Auckland

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