The Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a fabulous place to visit. Inside this modern, energy efficient glasshouse, ten different climatic zones are recreated, so visitors can see plants from Asia, America and other countries.
The Princess of Wales Conservatory is a an amazing and revolutionary glasshouse, that was specially designed and constructed to be energy efficient. The areas inside this glasshouse recreate 10 different climatic zones, featuring rare, exotic, and unusual plants, from a diverse range of environments and habitats.
During the spring, summer and autumn, inside The Waterlily House at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, you'll find the Santa Cruz waterlily, also known by its botanical name of Victoria cruziana. You can see the beautiful pink flowers of Ipomoea mauritiana on the right hand side of this photograph, and in the hanging baskets, Nepanthes is flourishing.