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Name a Plant Competition

Imagine not having a name? That’s exactly what is happening to one mystery plant held in our Herbarium. Found some decades ago, no one has ever named it. Now is your chance to give it a name, it can keep forever.

Who can enter?

Primary and secondary classes, as well as community groups can enter their suggestion to help name our mystery plant. 

When can you apply?

The competition will run during Term 3 starting from the 20th July and finishing on the  25th September at 5pm.

What you need to know when naming a plant

Naming a new plant species can be a lot of fun, you can think about where it was found, its characteristic as well as incorporating who is naming it and it how it relates to them.

Book your excursion now

Your students’ learning and curiosity will bloom in the Gardens and Parklands, where rich Aboriginal cultural history sits alongside cutting-edge plant science.

Our skilled teachers lead student through immersive outdoor learning activities and hands-on sensory gardening experiences. Book now.