Berlin Botanical garden is huge: 43
hectares! The greenhouse complex among the biggest I have seen: 6000 m2. A total of 22.000 species are found here.
I visited in 2012.
Below is a few photos, many more
can be seen on:
Garten und Botanicher Museum; Berlin-Dahlem.
This is the first moss garden I even
The greenhouses them selves, along
with their inhabitants are keep in a pristine condition. 20 gardeners
take care of the plants inside.
Welwitschia mirabilis are thriving.
Nice display of Lithops.
Not a huge cactihouse, but real well
layout. American half.
The African part.
A bit of Madagascar too.
But there are so many other,
interesting houses around the complex.
Bromeliads and carnivorous
One house dedicated to spore plants;
Selaginella, ferns and allied.
A bit late in the year for the
Opuntia bed. Around ten genera which will survive -20C for weeks.
The huge park seems quite wild in
The Greek hills are impressive - but
could do with some attention from their gardeners.