is a large kingdom of orchids full of new or rare
and valuable species. It is a perfect place to
study the tropical orchids.
plants such as cacti and succulent plants are
kept in glasshouses. Visitors can learn about
the evolution of fertile species that gradually
diversified to survive the drought. The leaves
once were green grew smaller and finally transformed
themselves into spines and the tall trunks turned
short and chubby for the purpose of storing water.
All of these are displayed at the greenhouse attaching
great importance to art and beauty.
garden boasts a large number of lilies from Thailand
and foreign countries. The lily is believed to
have connected with various cultures in this world
for more than 5,000 years. Ancient Egyptians considered
it to be holy and held it as a fertility symbol
as the flower thrives well along the sacred Nile
River. In India, the lily is the national flower,
conveying a special meaning in Hinduism as the
image of each supreme god, Brahman, is seated
on the lily flower. The lily is also a sacred
flower for the Buddhists. When the lord Buddha
was born he was able to walk and every pace he
made there were lily flowers coming up to support
the young lord.
the dome is a great collection of rare species
usually found in deep jungle or on cliff walls.
98/89 Mu 4 Chao Fa Rd., Chalong Subdistrict, Muang
District, Phuket 83130 Thailand
: +66 (0) 7636 7095
Fax : +66 (0) 7636 7076