The Eden Project remains temporarily closed. We are reviewing our plans for re-opening in line with the latest Government guidelines, and will post updates here and on social media. Our online shop is open, and you can explore our Eden at home resources.


The plant that releases pollen clouds

Tap a cone of the Stone Pine and a huge cloud of pollen is released!

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Top 10 things to see

  1. The iconic grass trees in Western Australia
  2. Bacchanalian sculptures revelling in the vineyard
  3. A collection of heady natural scents in our perfume vats
  4. Giant lemon-like fruits called citrons
  5. A dazzling array of South African proteas
  6. A carpet of tulips in the spring
  7. Gnarled old cork trees - and even some cork sculptures
  8. Huge sprouting aloe veras
  9. The mosaic path; we call it Liquid Gold
  10. The delicate flowers and scents of South Africa's Fynbos habitat

Latest addition: Western Australia Garden

Have you visited our latest new exhibit, featuring the fantastical plants of Western Australia? Incredible specimens include: 

  • the iconic grass tree (Xanthorrhoea spp.), with its tufts of grassy foliage bursting from its trunk
  • the red-and-green kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos manglesii), a furry flower that really does look like it sounds
  • scarlet banksia (Banksia coccinea), whose eye-catching cones are triggered by fire or rain to release their seeds

Find out more about the new Western Australia Garden.

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Mediterranean facts and figures

  • A 'Mediterranean climate' means hot, dry summers and frost-free, rainy winters. Winter and spring are the main growing seasons.
  • The Mediterranean shares its climate with 4 other regions around the world; South Africa, South West Australia, Central Chile, and California.
  • Each region is known for its superb fruits, fine wines and good crops.
  • Plants native to these areas thrive on drought and poor thin soils. Their survival techniques include having small, grey, hairy leaves, spiny, evergreen or waxy leaves, and making protective oils.