Ardtornish Garden


Last updated: 1 November 1999 - this entry is more than a year old, for details on how to update click here

Address and contact details
Morvern, Near Oban, Argyll, PA34 5UZ
Tel: 01967 421218, 01967 421288
Latitude: 56° 33' 42" N
Longitude: 5° 44' 08" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:Private, Mrs Faith Raven
Personnel
Mrs Faith Raven
Mrs Faith Raven
Contact person: Mrs Faith Raven
Total Staff:1
Policies
Accessions:To include a wide range of plants tolerant of acid conditions, especially rhododendrons.
Physical environment
Aspect:West
Total area:9 ha
Weather recordsRecords kept
Temperature
Absolute minimum:-17 °C (1981)
Wind
Direction:West
Rainfall
Average annual:2125 mm
Month of maximum:January
Plant collection
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
Eastern Asia
Special families within the collections:
Ericaceae
Special genera within the collections:
Rhododendron, Acer, Sorbus
Special collections:
Rhododendron, – 71 Species, 131 Taxa.
Record Keeping:Kept since 1920
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:No
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:No
Interpretation:Brochures
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Plant shop, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:By appointment only
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm April-October
Location map
Location map

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