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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

    Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants (in the terrariums)
    • Flowers: red ginger, heliconias, bird of paradise, Amazon lily, and more.
    • Strange fruit of the screwpine

     

  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest

    • Flowers: Bromeliads, some orchids, Amazon lily, and more.  
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop
    • White bat flower (Tacca integrifolia)
    • Golden brush, fruits of the Passiflora morifolia

     

  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: citrus fruits, banana tree, starfruit tree, macadamia nut tree, candle tree, melindjo and papaya.
    • Flowers: cacao tre, soursop tree and papaya.
  • 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

    Greenhouse temporarily closed

  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Colourful blooms: basket plant, begonias, medinilla, passion flower, rhytidophyllum, and more. 
    • Beautiful plant walls.
    • Pitchers of the tropical pitcher plant.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

     

    • Fruits: Barbados gooseberry, pitaya, pricklypear and cudjoewood.
    • Flowers: crown of thorns, aloe, Barbados gooseberry
    • Agave americana
  • Overview of the Hacienda

    Hacienda

    • In the window: strange living stones 
    • Large Cycads 
    • Golden barrel cactus and young saguaro
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings (miniaturized trees in pots) ready for winter
    • Himalayan cedar, glaucous bamboo 
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    The Main Exhibition Greenhouse is closed.