Adelaide Botanic Garden’s three centuries of glass

The story of glass houses, as displayed in Adelaide Botanic Garden, is a powerful one spanning three centuries, but rarely read in a coherent way. Botanical historian, Frans Stafleu, suggests the narrative might begin with Luca Ghini at Pisa botanic garden in 1547.

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Victoria amazonica

In the middle of winter’s chills, we at the Adelaide Botanic Garden are especially focused this year on things tropical – to be exact, one thing tropical.

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