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Jade Vine

Strongylodon macrobotrys


Allan Gardens is one of the oldest parks in Toronto, Canada. It was founded in 1858 and has a conservatory (greenhouse), a playground and two fenced off-leash areas for dogs. It is operated by Toronto Parks who also run Centennial Park Conservatory. It is open every day of the year and is free. Rare tropical plants from all over the globe are nurtured inside five greenhouses covering 16,000 square feet. The southern “Tropical House” has a waterwheel and tropical plants like orchids and bromeliads. The “Cool House” has a waterfall, Kashmirian Cypress, small pond and citrus trees. The central Palm House houses tall bananas, bamboo and a huge Screw Pine. Another tropical house has many kinds of hibiscus, datura and a cycad. The Cactus House has a wide variety of cacti and succulents.

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Strongylodon macrobotrys

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yulia8473 11 years ago


tmvdh 11 years ago

Great series!

yulia8473 11 years ago

Thank you and agreed it's so worth it

Tarzi_Rulz 11 years ago

Wow that's looks great very bright colours- some of the other pictures in the worlds best wildlife photos are a but dull- but you can't blame the photographers for that! Well, again amazing pic! Thanks for waiting I think it's worth it! :D

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago

great colors!!

yulia8473 11 years ago

Thanks, it is my favorite and I had waited a whole year till it blooms to take these photos

Randall Lee
Randall Lee 11 years ago

very beautiful flower...

OnengDyah 11 years ago

Verry pretty...

AntónioGinjaGinja 11 years ago

great work,thanks for sharing

rutasandinas 11 years ago

Hermosa coloración !!

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jan 12, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

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