The Botanics was founded in 1670 as a physic garden, to grow medicinal plants for medical students in Edinburgh. Today the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) boasts one of the world’s richest collections of living plants, and is a world-renowned centre for plant science, conservation and education.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has been the major centre for Rhododendron studies since the late nineteenth century. Their collections comprise the world’s richest assemblage of species rhododendrons.
Many of these can be seen at their Inverleith site in Edinburgh but also extend to two other Tree Trail Scotland sites including Benmore and Dawyck Botanic Gardens.
Locate the Tree Trail Stamp: TBC
20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
Opening Times vary please check their website.
More Info at: http://www.rbge.org.uk/