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Blooms of the week

Paddle cactus (Opuntia sp.) in fruit in the Arid Regions Greenhouse
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Michel Tremblay)
Paddle cactus (Opuntia sp.) in fruit
  • Paddle cactus (Opuntia sp.) in fruit
  • Asplenium oblongifolium
  • Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse
  • Butterflies Go Free at the Main Exhibition Greenhouse
  • Musa x paradisiaca 'Gros Michel'
  • Salix aegyptiaca
  • Erica carnea 'Winter Beauty'
  • Hamamelis x intermedia 'Pallida'
  • Crocus vernus
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants in the terrarium.
    • Flowers: red ginger, heliconias, blue ginger, torch-ginger and more.
    • Fruits: screw pine


  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse

    • Flowers: some bromeliads and orchids, lollypop plant, Mysore clock vine, firecracker flower, juanulloa, spider lily, Queen Emma lily, and more.  
    • Fruits of the passion flower.
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: banana tree, papaya, mandarin orange tree, coconut palm, Malabar spinach, grapefruit tree, lemon drop mangosteen, naranjilla, starfruit tree, limeberry tree and more.
    • Flowers: soursop tree, cacao tree, naranjilla and more.
  • Cymbidium (Gorey 'Trinity' AM/RHS x Maufant 'Rozel' FCC/RHS).

    Orchids and Aroids Greenhouse

    • Spectacularly shaped and coloured orchids.
    • Some aroids are also in bloom, such as tailflowers and peace lilies.
    • Colorful caladium leaves.
  • General view of the Ferns Greenhouse

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Fascinating staghorn ferns and tree ferns.
    • Beautiful maidenhair ferns.
    • Plant walls.
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Colourful blooms: begonias, goldfish plant, tree gloxinia, medinilla, passion flower, sinningia, and more.
    • Beautiful plant walls.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

    • Flowers: crown of thorns, ruschia, and more.
    • Fruits: cudjoewood, woolly-joint prickly pear, Barbados gooseberry
    • Over 80-year-old elephant foot trees (next to the doors of the Hacienda).
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • Flowers: pachypodium, cow tongue.
    • Fruits: wickerware cactus
    • Peeling bark of the fragrant bursera


  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    • Halloween Shivers