It is said that there are in fact over 5,000 garden species of the tropical flower Hibiscus. We will introduce some that were introduced at the Hibiscus exhibit, and also announce the results of the Hibiscus naming contest.
“White fairy that blooms on a 1,000 year-old tree” See how it blooms only at the Tropical Dream Center.
A mysterious water plant of South America “Royal Water Lily”. It has a huge leaf with a maximum diameter of 80 inches! Pry into the hidden secret of the flower the blooms for two days.
Capture insects by ingenious traps and digest them for nutrients! But why do they capture insects?
There may be an impression that there are only plants at the Tropical Dream Center, but in fact, there are other hidden attractions.
Animals and insects of Tropical Dream Center
There are Pirarucu and Redtail catfish in the pond of the Victoria greenhouse. Arowana and Angelfish are leisurely swimming in the Lotus pond.
You might be able to see Idea leuconoe or also known as “lady of tropical island”, Japan’s largest dragonfly Anotogaster sieboldii as well as Sympetrum darwinianum and Sympetrum frequens which are brightly colored depending on the season.
How about having fun learning about orchids and other interesting tropical flowers and fruits?
Specialized staff will guide you through the facility and explain about the flowers and fruits in season in a way that’s easy to understand. You are welcome to join!
*Advance notification is required for participation at a time other than that noted above or in a group of 15 or more.
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