Sense of Nature

Living organisms have evolved a suite of structural and functional adaptations that enable them to cope with environmental stress.

Wildflower Meadows

Senior Arborist Guy Horwood explains how wildflower meadows are created and maintained.

Little Amal meets Alice

Part of The Walk, Amal reached Oxford and was welcomed by Alice at Oxford Botanic Garden.

Online Symposium

Celebrating Botanic Gardens: Past, Present and Future.


The World's Largest Flower

Dr Chris Thorogood, Head of Science and Public Engagement talks about Rafflesia, the largest flower on Earth.

Carnivorous Plants

Dr Chris Thorogood, Head of Science and Public Engagement, talks all things carnivorous plants.

The pelican flower

The pelican flower Aristolochia grandiflore has one of the largest flowers in the world and emits a repulsive odour in order to attract flies which pollinate the plant.

The starfish flower

Not all flowers smell good, in fact, some smell truly awful! The starfish flower Stapelia gigantea is one of them.


A Giant Among Waterlilies

Victoria amazonica is a truly magnificent plant with a fascinating life cycle. But how did it end up at Oxford Botanic Garden?

An Extraordinarily Elusive Flower

Oxygyne is an exceptionally rare group of plants which are poorly known to science and are of critical conservation concern.

Fungi foray

Discover more about the different types of fungi that can be found at the Arboretum and the local area.

Discovering killer plants

Join us on a botanical voyage in this mini-documentary about killer plants and their discovery.


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