Singapore, a great combination of modern and ethnic values, has an extensive botanical garden to cater to the needs of people being both leisure activities and production of cash crops, including species and rubber.
Winning the title of finest botanical garden in the Southeast Asia, this tropical landscape showcases the region’s natural habitats as well as the species.
Singapore botanic gardens were found on 1859 as a pleasure garden. Nowadays, you can find an avenues of frangipani or scarlet lipstick palm with wide, sloping lawn adorned by trees and sculptures
On weekends, this place is targeted with joggers, families and not forgetting the dog walkers too. This garden also bears horticulture attractions with a rich history. During the week, this garden is like an oasis in this metropolitan life.
This unique resource provides recreational and educational facilities. The rich history epitomizes botanical garden’s luxuriant parks and let’s understands each of these.
And here are top 10 Highlights of Singapore botanic gardens.
Pay to enjoy the fruit of 80’ years of harvest with the birth of 1,000 orchid and 200 hybrids. Hybrids are titled in the honor of great politicians, VIPS, etc.
Singapore’s national flower has an unresolved mystery in store for you. The exquisite Orchid is crowned with the tag of “National flower” where its hybrid in pink, violet and orange-rose still bear the mystery of being either discovered or bred by Miss Agnes Joaquim.
Love in this garden is just not associated with the people who visit this place but also within the plants who reside here. Marsh garden is a home for all the water loving plants. The family members include the lovely lilies, beautiful papyrus, Siamese screw pines, and many more.
Singapore’s birth significance, the trading wealth includes all kinds of species like cloves, pepper, cinnamon, lemon-grass, etc. This area has a irresistible fragrance.
An unexpected artistic surprise welcomes you at this park with Sydney Harpley’s sculptures where families have a leisure time, the Joy, the Girl on a Bicycle who freewheels along the top of a spiral hedge and many more.
The maker of this forest has not ignored the significance of indigenous forest by preserving an area of the rain forest where you still find the growth of ancient trees.
Where the National Orchid Garden has honored many VIPs, so does has this garden too. Two lakes at this garden have been named in the honor of Australian swans, ducks and herons (Swan Lake and Eco Lake) and the third one after the Singapore Symphony Orchestra – Symphony Lake
Specially developed place for couples, is an amazingly mystical and enchanting place where the red against the green goes really stunning with the gorgeous landscaping. Named after its Sundial look, it is surrounded by four symmetrical points to be magnetized by the wedding couple’s photography.
As the name speaks, this garden has more than 250 species of ginger in store along with other species like turmeric, lilies, etc.
As the greatest significance of this garden is to impart educational values, the initialization is done with the kids as they are very inquisitive in nature. They are encouraged to understand the life sciences along with the role of plants and water in everyday life. Don’t forget to bring a sunscreen and a pair of clothes.
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra play a free outdoor concerts at the amphitheatre. You can check its website for further details www.sbg.org.sg or contact information desk for help.
Halia, surrounded by ginger garden is a perfect place for a picnic. Bring your lunch here.
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