Flowers and Plants in the NYBG Conservatory

There is much more in the Haupt Conservatory inside the NY Botanical Garden than the Orchid Show. There are different areas dedicated to deserts, rain forests, palms, and carnivorous plants. Here are a few of the highlights I saw.

This looks like a fruit with leaves and petals.

This looks like a fruit with leaves and petals.

A very interesting and colorful flower.

A very interesting and colorful flower.

These thorns are the size of my fist in some cases.

These thorns are the size of my fist in some cases.

A view from above into the rain forest.

A view from above into the rain forest.

Looks like a pineapple with tentacles.

Looks like a pineapple with tentacles.

One of my favorite rooms in the conservatory. I love the play of light and shadow combined with the water.

One of my favorite rooms in the conservatory. I love the play of light and shadow combined with the water.

So much color in one plant.

So much color in one plant.

These look plastic as they fill out into a sphere shape.

These look plastic as they fill out into a sphere shape.

These look like elf shoes.

These look like elf shoes.

The plants climb under the roof and above the fountain.

The plants climb under the roof and above the fountain.

Moss and a waterfall.

Moss and a waterfall.

A cactus that looks like sea coral.

A cactus that looks like sea coral.

A fuzzy looking cactus.

A fuzzy looking cactus.

Looks like a seed pile in a packet.

Looks like a seed pile in a packet.

Very strange growth design.

Very strange growth design.

A lone rose in the midst of the orchids.

A lone rose in the midst of the orchids.

A bird of paradise. Very interesting colors and design.

A bird of paradise. Very interesting colors and design.

A banana bunch, that I was told about by an older woman who has been coming to the gardens for years.

A banana bunch, that I was told about by an older woman who has been coming to the gardens for years.

Detail on the banana bunch.

Detail on the banana bunch.

Next week: Walking around the outside of the NY Botanical Gardens.

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About nsantasier

I am an actor, fight choreographer, playwright, and photographer based in and around NYC. I shoot on a Canon Rebel XS with either a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens or a Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom lens as they are the only lenses I currently own.
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