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Ornamental grasses and fall colour, Japanese Garden
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)
Ornamental grasses of the Japanese Garden in autumnal colours.
  • Ornamental grasses of the Japanese Garden in autumnal colours.
  • Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird'
  • Malus sp.
  • Hylotelephium spectabile 'Carmen'
  • Brassica
  • Eunonymus alatus 'Compactus'
  • Acer rubrum
  • Main Exhibition Greenhouse
  • The willows
  • Alpinia purpurata

    Molson Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants (in the terrarium).
    • Flowers: aloe, Amazon lily, false iris, giant white bird of paradise, lobster claw, pendent heliconia, pineapple ginger, red ginger, stromanthe, twelve Apostles, and more.
    • Fruit: screw pine



  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest

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


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: jackfruit tree, macadamia nut tree, mandarin orange tree, starfruit tree, naranjilla, papaya, pineapple, rose-apple tree, soursop tree and tamarind tree.
    • Flowers: cacao tree, Meyer lemon, rose-apple tree, mango tree, pineapple guava, 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, codonanthe, goldfish plant, tree gloxinia, Sinningia lineata, 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).
    • Flowers: aloe, gasteria, bottle cactus, trichodiadema, crown of thorns, opuntias, Crassula socialis, drimiopsis, and more.
    • Fruits: cudjoewood
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • Flowers: climbing onion, Rhipsalis, aporophyllum, fleshy-stalk pelargonium, and more.
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings (miniaturized trees in pots).
    • Flowers: Japanese camellia, Chinese wisteria (beginning), Banksian rose (beginning).
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    • Butterflies Go Free.
    • Favorites : agapanthus, clivia, native frangipani (Hymenosporum flavum), pinewheel flower, shrub verbena, star cluster, vireya rhododendron, tulips, and many more colorful flowers.