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Blooms of the week

Ginkgo biloba at the Botanical Garden
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Robert Mineau)
Ginkgo biloba
  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Rhododendron 'Sweet September'
  • Herbaceous plants of Quebec
  • Cynara scolymus
  • Cucurbita pepo 'Spirit'
  • Brassica sp.
  • Helenium sp.
  • Rosa vosagiaca - hip
  • Armeniaca sibirica
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants in the terrarium.
    • Flowers: red ginger, pendent heliconia, blue ginger, bird of paradise and more.
    • Fruits: screw pine


  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse

    • Flowers: some bromeliads and orchids, lollypop plant, firecracker flower, spider lily, golden brush 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, grapefruit tree, lemon drop mangosteen, naranjilla, starfruit tree, limeberry tree, akee and more.
    • Flowers: soursop tree, cacao tree, naranjilla, akee 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.
  • General view of the Ferns Greenhouse

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Fascinating staghorn ferns and tree ferns.
    • Beautiful maidenhair ferns.
    • Plant walls.
    • Blue strap fern with iridescent fronds.
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

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

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

    • Flowers: crown of thorns, ruschia, pachypodium, carrion flower, aloe, groundsel and more.
    • Fruits: 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 (in a pot), wickerware cactus, namaquanthus and more.
    • Fruits: wickerware cactus
    • Peeling bark of the fragrant bursera


  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings
    • Flowers: Ebbing's silverberry and leopard plant
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse