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Blooms of the week

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

    Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants (in the terrariums)
    • Flowers: red ginger, aloe, lobster claw, narrow-leaved palm lily, stromanthe, and more.
    • Fruits: screwpine, banana tree, Christmas palm
    • Giant leaves of the traveller's tree


  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse

    • Flowers: Bromeliads, orchids, Mexican shrimp plant, lollypop plant, Costa Rican skullcap, Mysore clock vine, and more. 
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop.


  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: citrus fruits, banana tree, macadamia nut tree, melindjo, papaya, lolot pepper, jackfruit, pineapple, and more.
    • Flowers: soursop tree, grapefruit tree 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
    • Blue strap fern with iridescent fronds
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Flowers: begonias, kholeria, sinningia, nematanthus, passiflora, and more. 
    • Beautiful plant walls.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse


    • Fruits: pricklypear, Texas nipple cactus and cudjoewood.
    • Flowers: crown of thorns and aloe
    • Cones of the encephalartos
    • Agave americana, Agave attenuata and old man of Mexico
  • Overview of the Hacienda


    • In the window: strange living stones 
    • Large Cycads 
    • Fruits of the mistletoe cactus
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings (miniaturized trees in pots) 
    • Himalayan cedar, glaucous bamboo
    • Fruits: Diospyros and Ebbing's silverberry
    • Flowers: wintersweet and common camellia
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    • The Main Exhibition Greenhouse is opened February 24 to April 24 for the new exhibition Garden of oddness.
    • Carnivorous plants and unusual plants.
    • Beautiful plant wall.
    • Flowers: plants of the Amaryllidaceae family, powderpuff tree, Chinese hibiscus, and more.