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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)
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Molson Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Don't miss the toromiro tree, a unique and rare plant native from Easter Island.
    • New display of carnivorous plants.
    • Flowers: red ginger, dichorisandra, amazon lily, red button ginger, aloe, stromanthe, pineapple ginger, etc. 


  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest

    • Flowers: Bromeliads, Costa Rican skullcap, Mysore clock vine, Guarianthe aurantiaca (orchid), oyster plant, etc.
    • One of our imperial bromeliad is showing signs of a near-future bloom.
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: cacao tree, starfruit tree, jackfruit, soursop tree, papaya, tangelo, etc.
    • Flowers : angel-wing jasmine, tangelo and soursop tree.
  • Cymbidium (Gorey 'Trinity' AM/RHS x Maufant 'Rozel' FCC/RHS).

    Orchids and Aroids Greenhouse

    • Orchids; a natural masterpiece! Some specimens are very fragrant.
    • Some aroids are also in bloom, such as tailflowers and peace lilies.
  • Dicksonia antarctica.

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Thirty shades of green with, here ant there, a glimpse of pink, thanks to the new leaves.
    • Strange old world adderstongue and black caterpillar fern...
    • Staghorn ferns on the walls.
    • Beautiful plant walls.


  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Colourful blooms: magic flower, basket plant, begonias, corytoplectus, tree gloxinia, goldfish plant, Virgin Island passion flower, etc.
    • Beautiful plant walls.
    • Pitchers of the tropical pitcher plant.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

    • Big American century plant with bluish leaves.
    • Over 80-year-old elephant foot trees (next to the doors of the Hacienda).
    • Old man of Mexico and his “wool” coat.
    • Colorful blooms: aloe, cow tongue and euphorbias.
    • Cudjoewood in fruits.
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • Strange living stones and caudiciform plants like dioscorea in pots.
    • Colorful blooms: cow tongue, euphorbias, eriosyce, parodia, etc.
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

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

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    • Butterflies Go Free in a tropical display with lots of colorful plants: amaryllis, azalea, natal lily, fireworks shrub, bottlebrush, hyacinth, shrub verbena, lollypop plant, star cluster, etc.