National Orchid Garden
3 Feb 2016

  The children were amazed by the showcase of orchids and lush greenery.

The children were amazed by the showcase of orchids and lush greenery.

  The Tiger Orchid blooms once every year. Its flowers are patterned in the colours of a tiger’s coat.

The Tiger Orchid blooms once every year. Its flowers are patterned in the colours of a tiger’s coat.

  Dendrobiums

Dendrobiums

  Vanda Miss Joaquim is the national flower of Singapore. It was named after Agnes Joaquim in whose garden the hybrid originated.

Vanda Miss Joaquim is the national flower of Singapore. It was named after Agnes Joaquim in whose garden the hybrid originated.

  Learning about epiphytic orchids in the Cool House.

Learning about epiphytic orchids in the Cool House.

  Epiphytic orchids grow on trees. They get their nutrients from the rain that runs down the tree bark. Their roots have a cover that absorbs water very quickly.

Epiphytic orchids grow on trees. They get their nutrients from the rain that runs down the tree bark. Their roots have a cover that absorbs water very quickly.

  Elaborate arrangement of Dancing Lady orchids on arches.

Elaborate arrangement of Dancing Lady orchids on arches.

  All smiles for an unforgettable experience at the National Orchid Garden.

All smiles for an unforgettable experience at the National Orchid Garden.