All About Flowers has now closed. Discover the next exciting display Pollination
All About Flowers was the first in a series of free floral displays in The Calyx.
Curated by the award-winning team at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, the display showcased colourful arrangements of exotic plants including Moth Orchids, Begonias, Hydrangeas, Gavineas, and more.
Seen by almost 100,000 people, visitors wandered the floral beds before standing back to admire the showpiece – Australia’s largest indoor green wall. The wall, standing at 6 metres high and stretching across 50 metres, was a living watercolour painting, paying homage to the masters of Impressionism.
Now on display at The Calyx is Pollination. A kaleidoscope of colour showing casing one of the plant worlds greatest acts.
Be involved in Sydney’s greatest floral display by joining The Calyx Volunteer Program.
New sessions of High Tea in The Calyx will be released for Pollination. Details and booking will be available soon.
View our time-lapse video of the floral wall coming down to make way for the new ‘Pollination’ display, opening 15 September.
Thinking of bringing a school group to The Calyx? Contact us to let us know you’re coming or to book a tour or school excursion led by a Garden Educator.
Thanks to the visitors of All about Flowers for generously donating over $31,000 to Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens. Your donation will help support the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.
The Calyx is an inclusive environment. View our accessible facilities and access to The Calyx
Bookings for the new floral display, Pollination, will open shortly. Sign up to our e-newsletter to get the inside scoop on Pollination and other Garden activities.
Offering spaces for sit-down and cocktail events, The Calyx is the perfect setting for something truly spectacular. Suitable for indoor and outdoor events such as dinners, seminars, weddings and more.
Trippas White Group is the exclusive hospitality partner of The Calyx, providing premium services and event menus exploring Australia’s best and sustainable produce. Guests can immerse themselves in the greenery, while sipping on wine and indulging in food curated to reflect the Garden surroundings and botanic exhibitions.
Offering spaces for sit-down and cocktail events, this premium venue is the perfect setting for something truly spectacular and out of the ordinary. The versatile venue is suitable for a range of indoor and outdoor corporate and private events such as celebrations, incentives, dinners, seminars, weddings and more. Work with our events specialists to develop an engaging and impactful event experience for your guests.
Download the brochure or find out more.
Congratulations to our winner, @treeoflife_faces, whose unique perspective on the display stood out to us. @treeoflife_faces has won a $150 Trippas White Group gift card.
Thank you to everyone who shared their photos with us on social media.
A contemporary and engaging experience set within the beauty and tradition of the Garden.
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.
International award-winning designer, author and horticulturalist Jamie Durie is now an ambassador of The Calyx. Check out his video and download the map below to discover his favourite places in the Garden.
‘Australia’s Most Travelled Woman’ and host of Getaway, Catriona Rowntree, reveals her favourite spots and memories in the Garden. Check out her video and download the map below to follow her curated trail.
Indira is one of Australia's broadcasters and best selling author of The Edible Balcony. Indira has a strong interest in global environment and sustainability issues and is a proud ambassador of The Calyx. “The Calyx is a world-class horticultural attraction and I am thrilled to be a part of what will become a Sydney icon".