POISON GARDEN, Alnwick Garden, UK.
- The Poison garden in England is dubbed as the 'world's deadliest garden’ as it has over 100 various types of plants that can kill a person.
- It takes up just a small part of The Alnwick Garden in Northumberland. It is hidden behind huge iron gates and a sign under a skull and cross bones that says “these plants can kill”.
- Visitors can only visit the garden with a guide.
- As per resorts, visitors to the garden are prohibited from smelling, touching or tasting any plants as previously some tourists have fainted after inhaling the fumes while walking around.
- The garden contains around 100 “toxic, intoxicating and narcotic” plants.
- These include the blue flowers monkshood that not only creates deadly berries but also deadly leaves and stems.
- Many of the plants, such as Laurel, produce cyanide. Giant hogweed is phototoxic, meaning it will burn skin and can give you blisters for up to seven years. The garden is maintained by the staff, who wear hazmat suits to tend to potent plants.
The most dangerous plants are kept within giant cages.