Whisk away to an enchanted land of tropical butterflies and splashes of floral color during the Conservatory’s 25th anniversary of Blooms & Butterflies. Hundreds of colorful butterflies fly freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a tropical haven filled with bright nectar blooms. Patrons can visit at any time to see a diverse array of butterflies soaring overhead or basking on nearby plant life.
Daily, 1pm & 3pm
Get a deeper insight of the species that make up Blooms & Butterflies as a specialist releases a selection of individual butterflies into the biome. With different varieties of butterflies emerging from their chrysalises daily, every presentation is unique.
Saturdays & Sundays, 10am–12pm
Every Sunday morning, Metamorphosis Lab Discovery Tables are available for butterfly aficionados of all ages to interact with cocoons, chrysalises and moths with the guidance of a butterfly specialist.
Mother's Day Weekend: Butterfly Release
Saturday, May 11, 10am, While supplies last
Treat your loved one with a special opportunity to release a newly emerged butterfly into the Pacific Island Water Garden. Available on a first come, first served basis.
$5 per butterfly