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What's this? : QR Codes


QR Codes



Ever wandered around a garden and wanted more information on a particular plant? With these special barcodes you can quicky access more information using your smartphone. Each of our 7000+ plants in the database has its own unique barcode (QR Code). QR codes are a fast-track access to our website pages.


QR Codes : What's this?  QR codes (short for Quick Response) are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone (smartphone) cameras. A QR Code is unique to a webpage page. All plant pages have their own unique code.

1. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper, and even t-shirts.
2. Smartphone users scan the QR Code which automatically takes them to the webpage the QR Code came from.
3. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the website on their phone.


Want to try it?

Use you phone to scan the QR image below. You should be directed the the relevant page (In this case Symphytum officinale)

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