New Arid Garden at Melbourne Gardens opens

Over a century in the making and with the help of generous donors, the revamped Arid Garden was designed by renowned landscape architect Andrew Laidlaw, and is based on the internal cellular structure of a succulent.

The collection features more than 3000 arid plants including 400 different species, with many sourced from world-renowned international collections including the Fields collection, created by Ralph and Robert Fields in Tennyson, north-central Victoria.

Be sure to stop by the Arid Garden on your next visit to Melbourne Gardens, where you can admire these gorgeous plants, deep-dive into the weird and wonderful world of cacti and succulents, and be immersed in the history of the site.

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