Greenbank Garden

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Address and contact details
Flenders Road, Clarkston, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G76 8RB
Tel: 0141 6393281
Fax: 0141 6160550
Latitude: 55° 46' 53" N
Longitude: 4° 17' 41" W
Background to the collection
Ownership:The National Trust for Scotland
Umbrella organisation:The National Trust for Scotland
Gardening Instructor: James May
Contact person: James May
Total Staff:3
Total Horticultural Staff:3
Collections:To identify the old Narcissus here and to add relevant modern cultivars
Physical environment
Altitude:160 m
Soil type:Clay
Total area:7 ha
Plant collection
Special genera within the collections:
Special collections:
Narcissus, – 15 Species, 367 Taxa.
Record Keeping:Kept since 1978
Record System:unknown
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Research facilities:No
Publications:Garden guidebook
Identifications:Undertakes identifications for the general public. internal verification of material
Teaching and Education:Special displays, exhibitions in season
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks
Friends Organisation:Yes
Visitor facilities:Café, plant shop, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Visitors per year:25-35,000
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 9.30am-dusk
Guiding principles behind the collection
The major part of our collection is to show what is available to the general public, even if it is rather unusual. We hold well over 3000 different plant forms, covering a wide range of genera. I have completed the form with details of the Narcissus species and cultivars, many collected in the 1920s and the 1930s.
Location map

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