University of British Columbia Botanical Gardens

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The gardens, located at UBC are composed of five cultivated areas spread over 70-acres of land. The Asian Garden is where rarities like the blue Himalayan poppy blooms. It also has magnolias, roses and 400 types of rhododendrons. Meanwhile, the BC Native Garden displays over 3,500 plants naturally found in the province. The Alpine Garden grows high-elevation plants from Australia, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Tours are available from April to October. Admission by donation.

Location:  6804 Southwest Marine Drive, University of British Columbia

Business hours:  Mo-Su 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.