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Blooms of the week

The Hacienda, nicknamed the “Sunlight Conservatory”
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Michel Tremblay)
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Molson Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants (in the terrarium)
    • Flowers: red ginger, blue ginger, pendent heliconia, torch-ginger, and more.



  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest

    • Flowers: Bromeliads, orchids, lollypop plant, Costa Rican skullcap, Amazon lily, spider lily and more.  
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: citrus fruits, akee, banana tree, jackfruit tree, macadamia nut tree, starfruit tree, naranjilla, papaya, soursop tree, miracle-fruit, tamarind tree, and more.
    • Flowers: cacao tree, starfruit tree, mango tree, rose-apple tree, papaya, and more.
  • 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

    • Staghorn ferns
    • Tree ferns
    • Beautiful plant walls
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

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

    Arid Regions Greenhouse


    • Over 80-year-old elephant foot trees (next to the doors of the Hacienda).
    • Flowers: crown of thorns, jade plant, Aloes cryptopoda, and more.
    • Fruits: Barbados gooseberry, pricklypear and cudjoewood.
    • Old man of Mexico and his “wool” coat
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • Flowers: Ceropegia, Rhipsalis, Echeveria gibbiflora, bear's paw, and more.
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings (miniaturized trees in pots).
    • Wintersweet
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse