3 Apr 2012

Blue Lotus Water Garden

Blue Lotus Farm

2628 Warburton Highway
Yarra Junction VIC 3797

(03) 5967 2061

Watergarden, Cafe, Boutique and Plant Nursery

Open from 26th December to 31st March

Open 7 Days a Week from 10:30am - 5:30pm

Web here.

Admission Charges for Display Garden:
Adults $10
Senior's $8
Children u/16 $4

The 14 acre display garden of exotic lotus and waterlillies has the following features:

1.Two lakes, one with ten islands connected by twelve bridges(including three arched bridges)
All islands are surrounded by a mass of colourful flowers.

2.Three smaller dams with hundreds of flowering waterlillies and lotus edged by many exotic plants.

3. An area of river flats that have been landscaped with eighty small ponds filled with over fifty varietys of lotus The ponds contain hundreds of plants generating thousands of blooms daily.

4.The backdrop to the property, situated in the Upper Yarra Valley is the gran peaks of the Mt Donna Buang Ranges. The Little Yarra River and the Britannia Creek account for two of the property's boundaries.

5.The whole garden is landscaped with native and exotic trees and shrubs. Walking tracks with shade structures and picnic facilities have been constructed so you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and the aroma of thousands of flowers in bloom.

6.Three hothouses display:-- Tropical waterlillies featuring the Charles Winch collection.
Australian native Lotus and Waterlillies and other native aquatics.
Spectacular South American giant waterlilly Victoria Cruziania.

7. Retail nursery selling potted lotus, waterlillies and other plants, plus pond equipment andgarden ornaments. Fresh flowers, Lotus products,postcards, etc. are also available.

8. Enjoy a coffee, cake or light lunch overlooking the magnificent flowering lotus and waterlillies..Or bring your own picnic lunch (coin in the slot BBQ’s available)

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