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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, lobster claw, torch-ginger, and more.
    • Fruits: Christmas palm, screwpine, banana tree, and more.
    • Giant leaves of the traveller's tree

     

  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse

    • Flowers: bromeliads, orchids, Mexican shrimp plant, lollypop plant, Mysore clock vine, Costa Rican skullcap, and more. 
    • Carpets of colourful leaves, and curtains of spanish moss.

     

  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: Lanyu island cinnamon, 'Gros Michel' banana tree, macadamia nut tree, pineapple, jackfruit, melindjo, papaya, and more.
    • Flowers: macademia nut tree, copperleaf, bougainvillea, 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.
    • Beautiful specimens displayed in the terrarium
  • General view of the Ferns Greenhouse

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Staghorn ferns
    • Tree ferns
    • Beautiful plant walls
    • Fascinating lycopods in the terrarium
    • Pink tint of new fronds 
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Flowers: begonias, kholeria, chandelier plant, nematanthus, Java glorybower, sinningia, passiflora, and more. 
    • Beautiful plant walls.
    • Specimens on display in the terrarium
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

    • Fruits: pricklypear, cudjoewood, Texas nipple cactus, Barbados gooseberry
    • Flowers: crown of thorns, aloe
    • Huge Agave americana and Agave attenuata
    • Impressive specimens of elephant foot trees
    • Young saguaro
    • Old man cactus (very hairy)
  • Overview of the Hacienda

    Hacienda

    • Cacti and other succulents of various shapes
    • In the window: strange living stones 
    • Large Cycads 
    • Fruits and flowers of the mistletoe cactus
    • Bark of the fragrant bursera
  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

    • Beautiful penjings (miniaturized trees in pots) 
    • Himalayan cedar, glaucous bamboo
    • Fruits: Ebbing's silverberry
    • Flowers: Banksian rose, Chinese wisteria
  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    • Closed to the public