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Lady Norwood Begonia House

Mr. W.A. Dentice of Messrs. F. Cooper Ltd., (Seed Merchant Growers) to commemorate their centenary of opening, bestowed a gift of £1,000 ($2,000) for furnishing winter growing plants in the .....

Elingamita johnsonii

threatened plant from

the Three King.....

By main entrance of the Treehouse

Elingamita johnsonii is an endangered species known only from West Island of the Three Kings, in a small and inaccessible islet that preserves a fragment of the pristine forest tha.....

No plaque

On the right hand side of the path halfway up Camellia Gully, just past the walnut tree

Camellia reticulata 'John Taylor' was planted July 1975 to commemorate the death of Keith Owen. Keith's son, Martin Taylor, was a gardener at the Botanic Gardens..

No plaque. Tree died of phytopthora and clone cannot be obtained. Illustration NOT from plant in Garden - generic photo of species

No memorial olaque

Mrs. J. Poole, in 1971, donated a unique collection of nerines - 41 varieties, which were virtually unprocurable in N.Z. at the time at the time of the opening of the Lady Norwood Begonia House.

 Replacement plaque by Friends WBG  2012


Pseudopanax gilliesii.

Naturally .....

Approximately mid point of the  Threatened Species Garden , best viewed from the Treehouse balcony opposite the main entrance door.  Plaque by tree

No plaque

Left of the entrance to The Summer House. Moved, but died Illustration NOT from plant in Garden

Rosa banksiae - 'Lutea' planted by Rodney Read, the Bolton Street Cemetery custodian, to commemorate his mother's death in 1994.+

This plant was moved becaus.....

No plaque - illustration NOT from plant in Garden. Rosa banksiae, commonly referred to as the Lady Banks' Rose, is a species of Rosa native to central and western China, in the province.....

No plaque

In the Patio Bed in the Northwestern corner of the Lady Norwood Rose Garden

In October 1999 the Friends of the Wellington Botanic Garden sponsored a rose naming competition to mark the millennium.  The winning rose was given the name 

Camellia japonica 'Kate Sheppard'

to commemorate 100 years of Woman's Suffra.....

A short distance up the Camelia Garden, on the left.  The tree relocated from the original locattion at the top of the garden.

This tree was planted to commemorate 100 years of Woman's suffrage