- Canberra, ACT, Australia
The national collection of Australian native plants; inspiring, informing and connecting people with the Australian flora.
"Eastern Spinebill impersonating a hummingbird" - pic shared by twitter follower @leo_qbn
Afternoon adventure in the Red Centre Garden - this pic shared by twitter follower @honeybeebook
The beautiful Waratah - Telopea speciosissima - floral emblem of New South Wales
Australian National Botanic Gardens
Darwinia squarrosa (Turcz.) Domin Fringed Mountain Bell Australian National Botanic Gardens
Sturt Desert Pea, Australian National Botanic Gardens
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The Friends photographic group capture the beauty of the Gardens' plants. Image by Pam Rooney.
Seedy Volunteers help collect seed for our alpine seed collection - contributing to conservation of Australia's alpine flora.
Visitors get get a unique glimpse of the Gardens with our Volunteer Guides. Image by Alan Munns.
A Gardens' volunteer leading one of our popular guided walks
Volunteers hands-on planting in the Grassy Woodland Garden
Grevillea oligomera from Western Australia. We grow this in a pot with special soil to ensure conditions are just right.
Aerial view of our spectacular Red Centre Garden - right here in the nation's capital.
View from the artwork by Teresa Purla McKeeman based on her painting commissioned by the Gardens.
Coymbia 'Dwarf Orange' - in spectacular summer bloom. See it on our Eucalypt walk. Photo: P. Canadell
Playtheca galioides - another beautiful flower from Western Australia in flower in a special pot alongside the Rock Garden lawn at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Photo S Sonntag - spring 2013
Pretty in pink - yet another form of the same species of orchid, Dendrobium speciosum. No wonder botanists have had such a hard time agreeing on how many species there are. But ANBG researchers have confirmed with genetic analysis, it is one species with two sub-species.