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Friday, September 16, 2005

Botanical Gardens Mount Coot-tha. Brisbane. Study in Dry climate, succulent plants

An impressive display of dry climate plants within the Brisbane botanical gardens shows succulent plants growing on mass and thriving in the subtropical temperatures of the dry Australian climate. The Gardens also show a wide range of tropical and native plants situated in a natural parkland settings, some of the walks are truly impressive.

Capturing views from one of Brisbane higher land points Mt Coot-tha, the views back toward the central city offer glimpses of the 52 hectare garden in the foreground with the CBD area of Brisbane in the farthest views. The generous paths lead you through native garden areas from the top lookout down, then through Japanese gardens, palm and water gardens, water dragons included, Bonsai feature trees in the bonsai house, bromeliad and agave gardens, fernery, tropical display dome featuring impressive tropical flower display, planetarium and dining court / Restaurant.
Please see Mt Coot-tha photos for details

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