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City of Liverpool Botanic Gardens

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United Kingdom - Liverpool

Institution Code: LIVC

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the City of Liverpool Botanic Gardens

No. of taxa: 2,800 (representing 2,200 spp., 400 genera and 9,000 plants).

Main Address:
City of Liverpool Botanic Gardens
c/o Greenhill Nursery,
Nursery Lane, Garston,
L19 6PR United Kingdom

Telephone: 0151 225 5921/0151 427 6039
Fax: 0151 494 1756
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: J. Liddle
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Mr Mike Brown

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1964
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 4 Hectares
    Latitude: 53.3622818
    Longitude: -2.8977575
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres
    Total area of glasshouses: 300 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 2800
  • Special Collections:Bromeliaceae, Marantaceae, Agavaceae, Orchidaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Begoniaceae, Malvaceae. Aechmea, Calathea, Dracaena, Dendrobium, Paphiopedilum, Codiaeum, Begonia, Hibiscus. Published a regular seed list. Maintains a seed bank with medium-term storage ca

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes