Immerse yourself in a vibrant display of blooms, explore the Rhododendron Lawn.

This steep wooded area and other gardens bordering the path that circles the Rhododendron Lawn accommodate the Rhododendron collection and a number of other acid loving and complementary shrubs such as Pieris, Azalea, Skimmia, and Leucothoe.

This collection is at its best in September/October, and the perfume is best in the early evening.

The garden also features a variety of small deciduous trees - various , Acer with their special bark, Prunus, Cornus, and Magnolia, and also a variety of perennials that associate well with these shrubs and trees, thriving in the dappled shade.



Free entry

Best viewed: Sep – Feb (Spring, Summer)

9.00am - 5.00pm, last entry 4.30pm

Easily accessible

NZ native flora

Colourful blooms

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