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Blooms of the week

The Hacienda, nicknamed the “Sunlight Conservatory”
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Michel Tremblay)
The Hacienda the atmosphere of Hispanic gardens
  • The Hacienda the atmosphere of Hispanic gardens
  • Begonia 'Escargot'
  • Bovine skull in the Arid Regions Greenhouse
  • Miltonia 'Morris Chesnut'.
  • Vriesea
  • Platycerium superbum
  • Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse
  • Tillandsia usneoides and Cissus discolor
  • Ferns Greenhouse
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Molson Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants (in the terrarium).
    • Flowers: Amazon lily, giant white bird of paradise, pineapple ginger, red ginger, Venezuela sun-pitcher plant, stromanthe and more.



  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest

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


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: akee, jackfruit tree, macadamia nut tree, starfruit tree, naranjilla, papaya, rose-apple tree, pineapple, soursop tree and tamarind tree.
    • Flowers: rose-apple tree, mango tree, tangelo, pineapple guava, angel-wing jasmine, and macadamia nut tree.
  • Cymbidium (Gorey 'Trinity' AM/RHS x Maufant 'Rozel' FCC/RHS).

    Orchids and Aroids Greenhouse


    • Spectacularly shaped and coloured orchids; a natural masterpiece!
    • Many aroids are also in bloom, such as tailflowers and peace lilies.
  • General view of the Ferns Greenhouse

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Staghorn ferns and tree ferns.
    • Beautiful plant walls.
    • A favorite: pink leaves of largeleaf maidenhair.
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Colourful blooms: basket plant, begonias, chandelier plant, Canterbury bells, tree gloxinia, and more. 
    • 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).
    • In bloom: aloe, gasteria, trichodiadema, crown of thorns, hechtia, Opuntia dejecta, Crassula socialis, and more.
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • In bloom: climbing onion, Rhipsalis, Crassula socialis, many cacti, and more.
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

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

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    • Butterflies Go Free.
    • Favorites : amaryllis, clivia, bottle-brush, native frangipani (Hymenosporum flavum), star jasmine, star cluster, New Guinea trumpet vine and many more colorful flowers.