Cambridge University Botanic Garden,Winter Garden 3753

Cambridge, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

Brief Description

The winter garden is at its peak between December and April each year. Plantings include flowering trees, shrubs and various red, orange and maroon coloured plants.

History

The winter garden was opened in 1979.

Visitor Facilities

http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/VisitorInfo.html

Detailed Description

The garden has a wide variety of winter-flowering plants, shrubs and trees. The garden is deliberately open to the south to allow the setting sun in winter to flood the valley - a feature included during the design process.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/VisitorInfo.html
History

Detailed History

The winter garden, designed by Peter Orriss and Norman Villis, opened in 1979.
Associated People

People associated to Cambridge University Botanic Garden,Winter Garden

References

Contributors

  • Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust