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Blooms of the week

The Hacienda, nicknamed the “Sunlight Conservatory”
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Michel Tremblay)
The Hacienda the atmosphere of Hispanic gardens
  • The Hacienda the atmosphere of Hispanic gardens
  • Begonia 'Escargot'
  • Bovine skull in the Arid Regions Greenhouse
  • Miltonia 'Morris Chesnut'.
  • Vriesea
  • Platycerium superbum
  • Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse
  • Tillandsia usneoides and Cissus discolor
  • Ferns Greenhouse
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Molson Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants (in the terrarium)
    • Flowers: red ginger, heliconias, bird of paradise, pineapple ginger, and more.
    • Fruits: screw pine


  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest

    • Flowers: Bromeliads, some orchids, Amazon lily, Brazilian plume, Pseuderanthemum, and more.  
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: citrus fruits, banana tree, cacao tree, coffee tree, starfruit tree, jackfruit tree, lemon drop mangosteen, macadamia nut tree, naranjilla, papaya, and more.
    • Flowers: cacao tree, macadamia nut tree, mango tree, soursop tree, papaya, and more.
  • Cymbidium (Gorey 'Trinity' AM/RHS x Maufant 'Rozel' FCC/RHS).

    Orchids and Aroids Greenhouse


    • Spectacularly shaped and coloured orchids; a natural masterpiece!
    • Some aroids are also in bloom, such as tailflowers and peace lilies.
  • General view of the Ferns Greenhouse

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Staghorn ferns
    • Tree ferns
    • Beautiful plant walls
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Colourful blooms: basket plant, begonias, Cape primrose, codonanthe, tree gloxinia, magic flower, medinilla, passion flower, nematanthus, and more. 
    • Beautiful plant walls.
    • Pitchers of the tropical pitcher plant.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse


    • Fruits: Barbados gooseberry (end), pitaya, Opuntia and cudjoewood.
    • Flowers: aloe (beginning), crown of thorns, cow tongue, and more.
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • In the window: strange living stones and caudiciform plants
    • Climbing onion 
    • Rhipsalis (flowers and fruits)
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings (miniaturized trees in pots)
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse