The System Garden at the University of Melbourne was designed by the University’s first Professor of Natural History, Frederick McCoy in concert with architect Edward Latrobe Bateman in 1856. The garden is unusual because unlike a botanical or ornamental garden, the plants were selected and planted according to an evolutionary system of classification – hence its name, System Garden.
This post is part of the Friday Greens meme,
and also part of the Scenic Weekends meme,
and also part of the Shadow Shot Sunday meme.