In the winter months evergreen conifers are fascinating
Partucularly impressive is the lower side of the branches in Thujopsis dolabrata (Hiba).
Owing to the mild temperature, winter flowering shrubs like this Mahonia bealei
are in full flower around Christmas this year. It is worth taking a walk!
In mid-April starts the flowering season of the Handkerchief Tree. The exploration history
of this unusual tree is a good example of how important ornamental plants from China became in our gardens.
The distribution of Onosma arenaria in Germany is limited to the Mainz Sand Dunes.
In the botanic garden rare plant species are preserved outside their natural habit.
The Green School offers exciting projects dealing with botanical subjects designed for all age groups.
Thanks to the support of dedicated donors and friends, you can discover several works of art
in the botanic garden, like the „Tanzpartie“ by Eberhard Linke.