Welcome to the Botanical Garden of TU Dresden
The Botanical Garden is situated not far from the
historic city center, next to the large park “Grosser Garten”
and the building “Die Gläserne Manufaktur” of Volkswagen. About
10,000 plant species from all climates and different regions of
the world are cultivated here within an area of 3.25
acres. Boselgarten at Sörnewitz near Meißen is
closed from 30.08. to 16.09.2014.
The layout of the garden follows mainly plant geographical
regions. This applies to the three greenhouses (with
flora of tropical and subtropical regions) and to large parts
of the open area, called the Geographical
In front of the Tropical Conservatory, visitors encounter
witnesses of a bygone time: fossil tree stumps and a
collection of living plants whose closest relatives were
involved in the formation of brown coal during the Tertiary
Period in Central Europe.
The Morphological Department presents herbal
adaptations to different environmental factors. Adjacent to it
visitors find a collection of medicinal and aromatic
The Systematical Section is concerned with
relationships between plant species.