Wtrst Dry Zone Botanic Garden is currently being established at Mirijjawila in the Hambantota
District in an area of 300 acres. This is the first Sri Lanka
n botanical garden developed by local experts for the conservation of dwindling species of trees and shrubs, medicinal herbs and popularizing plants of the dry zone by providing an attractive destination for foreign and local tourists.
Text by Department of National Botanic Gardens