The Garden has developed a plant collection of national importance, with approximately 8,000 species of plants representing biomes around the world. In particular, the Garden is known for its spectacular collections of alpine plants in our rock garden and alpine house, and for wide range of species in the genera Sorbus s.l., Rhododendron and Berberis.
Our collection is managed using Iris BG database and the Garden is an active member of BGC.
Learn more bout our activities at the St Andrews Botanic Garden by reading our Garden Journal blog.
We have various ongoing projects in areas including research, conversation, tangled bank and "Meadows in the Making".
The Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden are an important part of our community.
If you would like to know more about the collection, please contact email@example.com.