The Arctic-Alpine Botanic GardenÂ is the world’s northernmost botanic garden.It is located in TromsÃ¸, Norway, and is run by the TromsÃ¸ University Museum. It opened in 1994, and is open from late May to early October. The garden displays Arctic and alpine plants from all over the northern hemisphere. Entrance is free of charge.
The TromsÃ¸ Arctic-Alpine Botanic Garden and its unique collections are a must-see for those interested in Northern Norway’s unique flora. Despite the snow, the flowering season starts early in May, rewarding visitors with displays of purple saxifrage and yellow cushion plants, pasqueflowers, and a variety of flowering bulbs. Flowering continues until the snow returns in October.