Batumi Botanic Gardens in Georgia
Discover the World’s Subtropical Flora in Georgia.
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Boasting one of the widest varieties of flora in the world, Batumi Botanical Garden was established in 1912 by the prominent botanist and geographer Andrey Krasnov. The garden is 111 hectares and contains flora from nine Phyto-geographic areas. The garden is distinguished by century-long parks, unique collections of subtropical flora, as well as succulents, palms, roses, camellias, citrus, bamboos, magnolia, Cyprus, pine-trees, nut, persimmon and maple tree collections. Visitors’ attention is attracted by 125-year-old large-flowery magnolias counting 125 years, eldest evergreen sequoias, he lane of vertiginous fragrant Osmanthus, the stall of flowery plants, secret Japanese gardens, romantic, cosy landscapes and panoramic views. The garden collection is comprised of up to 1800 taxonomic units, with 90 of Caucasian origin.