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The video commences with an exterior view of
the impressive new Glasshouse and then progresses to a short tour of the
interior including the centerpiece waterfall. Finally I have included some
still shots from the great variety of exotic plants on
The RHS has built a new world-class
Glasshouse at RHS Garden Wisley - developed in celebration of the RHS
Bicentenary. The Glasshouse features a special Root Zone , Clore Learning
Centre and Horticultural Theatre.
The huge cathedral-like glass
structure covers an area equal in size to 10 tennis courts and rises to 12m
(40ft) in height. It has three climatic zones, recreating tropical, moist
temperate and dry temperate habitats.
A winding pathway leads you past
rocky outcrops, waterfalls, still pools and gently sloping gradients, allowing
you to see plants in a range of different environments