Now THIS is a greenhouse

Samuel via pbs pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net
Mon, 11 Jan 2021 00:50:33 PST
This was some 20 years ago and do not recall the Genera and species but 
all were thriving , but Google

Hobart Sub Antarctic Plant House and some 44 images depicted , some 
named on Trip Advisor page.


On 11/01/2021 12:59 pm, The Silent Seed via pbs wrote:
> This sounds amazing! What kind of plants were displayed?
>
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2021 at 9:53 PM Samuel via pbs <
> pbs@lists.pacificbulbsociety.net> wrote:
>
>> There is a Subantarctic cold house in Hobart , Tasmania , Australia , we
>> visited there when living in Tasmania , amazing to see plants in a
>> replicated house , quite cold with the fans working.
>>
>> Gordon Julian , Highfields , Queensland.
>>
>> On 11/01/2021 12:19 pm, Jane McGary via pbs wrote:
>>> You want an air-conditioned greenhouse? Years ago, and I think it was
>>> in the botanical garden at Christchurch, New Zealand (someone correct
>>> me if I'm misremembering), I visited a Subantarctic House, which had
>>> been designed to replicate and display some remarkable and mostly
>>> quite large plants from the subantarctic islands. It was a dome, with
>>> a boardwalk which zig-zagged around inside. The walls were painted
>>> with scenes of the islands, and the plants installed in beds in front
>>> of the scenes, quite realistically. It was very cold, and huge fans
>>> blew at a rate imitating the Roaring Forties. The plants looked great
>>> and many were in flower. A great way to see this amazing flora without
>>> dying of seasickness!
>>>
>>> Jane McGary, Portland, Oregon, USA
>>>
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