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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

    Hospitality Greenhouse

    • Insectivorous plants in the terrarium.
    • Flowers: red ginger, heliconias, pineapple ginger, blue ginger, pachypodium and more.
    • Fruits: screw pine

     

  • Bromeliads

    Tropical Rainforest Greenhouse

    • Flowers: some bromeliads and orchids, lollypop plant, Mysore clock vine, firecracker flower, juanulloa, shooting stars and more.  
    • Colourful leafs carpet the ground and Spanish moss serves as a backdrop

     

  • Citrus reticulata

    Tropical Food Plants Greenhouse

    • Fruits: banana tree, papaya, mandarin orange tree, coconut palm, Malabar spinach, grapefruit tree, rose-apple tree, naranjilla and more.
    • Flowers: soursop tree, cacao tree, starfruit tree and more.
  • Cymbidium (Gorey 'Trinity' AM/RHS x Maufant 'Rozel' FCC/RHS).

    Orchids and Aroids Greenhouse

    • Spectacularly shaped and coloured orchids.
    • Some aroids are also in bloom, such as tailflowers and peace lilies.
    • Colorful caladium leaves.
  • General view of the Ferns Greenhouse

    Ferns Greenhouse

    • Fascinating staghorn ferns and tree ferns.
    • Beautiful maidenhair ferns.
    • Plant walls.
  • Begonia 'Richmondensis'

    Begoniaceae and Gesneriads Greenhouse

    • Foliage of various shapes, textures and colours.
    • Colourful blooms: begonias, goldfish plant, tree gloxinia, medinilla, primulina, passion flower, Java glorybower and more.
    • Beautiful plant walls.
  • Arid Regions Greenhouse

    Arid Regions Greenhouse

    • Flowers: crown of thorns, cow tongue, pachypodium and more.
    • Fruits: cudjoewood, woolly-joint prickly pear, Barbados gooseberry
    • Over 80-year-old elephant foot trees (next to the doors of the Hacienda).
  • Overview of the Hacienda

    Hacienda

    • Fruits: wickerware cactus
    • Peeling bark of the fragrant bursera

     

  • Penjings in the Garden of Weedlessness

    Garden of Weedlessness

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  • Calliandra haematocephala.

    Main Exhibition Greenhouse

    Closed