Pollination at The Calyx

Colour, it’s all in the eye of the bee-holder!

Colour, it’s all in the eye of the bee-holder!

In the plant world, colour is the essential ingredient for pollination. Watch as The Calyx is transformed into an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colour in the new, free floral display Pollination.

Curated by the horticultural team at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the display features a collection of plants and flowers showcasing the role colour plays in natures magnificent act of pollination.

Garden beds of vibrant coloured orchids, daisies, gardenias and lilies are set against the backdrop of the display hero -the green wall. 

The wall, the largest of its kind in Australia, standing at 6 metres high and spanning 50 metres, showcases the Pollination theme with Dicondra, Syngonium and Heuchera.

Pollination at The Calyx is open 15 September 2017– 29 July 2018 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm daily.

Please note: The Calyx is occasionally closed for private access. Updates will be published on this page so we suggest checking here, or phoning (02) 9231 8104 before arriving.




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The Calyx (pron. kal-iks) is defined as ‘the sepals of a flower, typically forming a whorl that encloses the petals and forms a protective layer around a flower in bud’.

The Calyx is the Garden’s world-class living art gallery and a theatrical experience that houses ever-changing living botanic exhibitions. The Calyx is a place to inspire and capture imagination, an enchanting and magical experience where plants will take you on a journey of discovery.


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