The Friends Mixed Border is located at the foot of the historic Eardley Wilmot Wall, running north to south. It incorporates the plantings surrounding the Fuchsia House, and features a lengthy rose arbour dedicated to the Forgotten Australians. High performing roses are planted throughout all the beds; scrambling along wall trellises, archways through the historic wall and on individual tripods. Complimentary plantings are chiefly perennial with beautiful spring bulbs included. The display is stunning throughout the year but especially so in the spring and summer months.

This development is made possible by individual plant sponsorship and a $15,000 donation by the Friends of the RTBG. The funds were raised by the voluntary efforts of the Friends, including propagating and selling plants, giving guided tours and other fundraising activities.
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Become a Donor

You can make a significant contribution to your Botanical Gardens with many sponsorship opportunities from individual plants through to memorial chairs and archways. Simply contact our sponsorship coordinator on 03 6166 0451 for more information.

Your contribution will support the Gardens and the important work being done here.

Donations to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens of $2.00 and over are tax deductible – contact our office on 03 6166 0451 to arrange for a receipt.

Substantial donations are acknowledged on our Donation Boards at the main entrances. In this way, your support or that of your organisation, group or family can be shown to the wider community.

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Friends Mixed Border archway

Rose arbour

Eardley Wilmot wall with climbing rose

Eardley Wilmot Wall

mixed border view to water

Eardley Wilmot Wall