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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, pendent heliconia, blue ginger, Chinese yellow banana, and more.
    • Fruits: screw pine, Manila palm and MacArthur palm

     

  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse

    • Flowers: some bromeliads and orchids, lollypop plant, spider lily, Amazon lily, Queen Emma lily, Mysore clock vine, golden brush, and more.  
    • 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, lemon drop mangosteen, naranjilla, starfruit tree, limeberry tree, akee, and more.
    • Flowers: soursop tree, cacao tree, papaya, banana tree, and more.
  • Cymbidium (Gorey 'Trinity' AM/RHS x Maufant 'Rozel' FCC/RHS).

    Orchids and Aroids Greenhouse

    • Spectacularly shaped and coloured orchids. Some are fragrant.
    • 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 (also in fruits), rhytidophyllum, passion flower, basket plant, chirita and more.
    • Beautiful plant walls.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

    • Flowers: crown of thorns, some Haworthia and some Gasteria
    • Fruits: woolly-joint prickly pear
    • Over 80-year-old elephant foot trees (next to the doors of the Hacienda)
  • Overview of the Hacienda

    Hacienda

    • Peeling bark of the fragrant bursera
    • Flowers: jade plant, orchid cactus, aloe, wickerware cactus, bougainvillea, and more

     

  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings
    • Fruits: diospyros
    • Flowers: wintersweet
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

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