Batumi Botanical Garden

To improve the Batumi Botanical Garden took zeal of many generations. At this point in the 1881 summer resident, D'alfons planted palm trees, oleanders, olive trees, cypresses and cedars ordered from France. D'alfons’s Old Park today called "Lower Park."

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Batumi Botanical Garden

To improve the Batumi Botanical Garden took zeal of many generations. At this point in the 1881 summer resident, D'alfons planted palm trees, oleanders, olive trees, cypresses and cedars ordered from France. D'alfons’s Old Park today called "Lower Park."
In 1912, here began his activity Andrei Krasnov, Russian botanist at whose initiation on November 3 of the same year was established Batumi Botanical Garden. Communication has been established with the leading botanical gardens of the world - Krasnov ordered plants from America, India, New Zealand and Japan. The leading role was assigned to the study and dissemination of useful plants. There were created six phytogeographical divisions: American, Japanese - Far East, Himalayan, Australian, Chilean and New Zealand. In 1913, here was invited the famous agronomist of the London Royal Garden Jason Gordeziani, whose name is associated with the creation-growing of the garden. He brought and planted different types of magnolias, star-anise, eucalyptus, umbrella-pine and bamboo.
In 2008, the garden was lit by the Catholicos - Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness Ilia II. In 2009, the garden was founded abode "Mziani Game" of his name.
Herbarium Fund of the Batumi Botanical Garden consists of 41 488 pages, which include 223 families and 1296 genera.


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