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The Botanischer Garten Düsseldorf (8 hectares), also known as the Botanischer Garten der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf and the Botanischer Garten der Universität Düsseldorf, is a botanical garden maintained by the University of Düsseldorf. It is located at Universitätsstraße 1, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and open daily in the warmer months; admission is free. The garden was established in 1974 and currently contains about 6000 species, with a focus on plants of temperate climates. Its outdoor gardens are organized as follows: * Geographic gardens - alpine garden, Central Europe, Caucasus, Northeast Asia, Japan, China, North America, and South America. * Ecological gardens - heath, moor, pine forest, fruit trees, and wild flowers. * Other gardens - systematic garden, medicinal garden, crops, cottage garden, conifers, summer flowers, plants of volcanic soils, morphology, endangered species, and carnivorous plants. The garden also contains a greenhouse complex including: * Central dome (approximately 1000 m², height 18 meters) - about 400 species from the Mediterranean region and Canary Islands, and also from Australia, New Zealand, Asia, South Africa, Chile, and California. * Orangery (opened 2004, 300 m², height 13 meters) - overwintering of plants from Mediterranean regions, conifers from the southern hemisphere, and Pyrophytes from Australia and South Africa. * South Africa house (opened 2008, 330 m²) - South African steppe vegetation.

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