Let it be said right away: Don't
visit this botanical garden to see caudiciforms , cacti and succulents.
When that is said, I can only highly recommend this awesome park in
Singapore. It is, without doubt, one of the finest maintained BG I ever
seen. It covers an area of 63
hectare. See more:
215 orchid photos can be found on:
visited in 2009.
It covers a huge
area, including large lakes and hillsides. There might not be names on
that many plants, but it is a beautiful park!
Large lawns and exotic trees.
A stage in a complex
which roof are flower shaped.
One of its main attractions are
without a doubt the National Orchid Garden. For a small fee, you get
access to more than 1000 orchid species and 2000 hybrids are found here,
and more are on their way. 215 photos more
can be found on:
Part of the large orchid garden. Here
are other plants as well, including ferns.
Several fountains and other well
design and maintained features are scattered around the large area.
house houses numerous orchids.
Next to the orchids are a bromeliad
collection. I was here on the wrong time of year, barley any flowers.
Never the less, it is impressive. There are over 300 species and
To maintain the
mountain species, a large cool-house have been build.
Inside, orchids, carnivorous plants,
ferns and allied are forming a dense surface on the interiors.
The layout is like a canopy walk.
like Dutchman's Pope, Droseras and - others.
An orchid pagoda.
One of several lakes
in the garden.
The garden is including some of the
huge and original trees in the area.
A rather small, but
neither the less nice bonsai collection.
The Sun Garden houses
the C&S. Due to the climate,
this is not a big area, but the gardener
are doing his best.
Here are all from
grass trees over Beaucarneas, Agavas,
Grusonias, Euphorbias and
A significantly part
is sheltered from the rain by this glass roof.