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afternoon
12°C/54°F
10% Fineweather
2100mm
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Wednesday

Wednesday
2°C/36°F
20% Fineweather
900mm
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
2°C/36°F
40% Fineweather
900mm
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Forecast

A weak area of high pressure will bring a bright start to the day. This high is not very stable, however, and this is why a warm front will move into our region during the day and clouds will thicken after midday.

Tendency

The thicker banks of clouds moving in during the afternoon will remain with us on Wednesday; it will also snow at times. For the next few days, the weather will remain bright to cloudy and dry.

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today

afternoon
12°C/54°F
10% Fineweather
2100mm
Frostborder

Wednesday

Wednesday
2°C/36°F
20% Fineweather
900mm
Frostborder

Thursday

Thursday
2°C/36°F
40% Fineweather
900mm
Frostborder

Forecast

A weak area of high pressure will bring a bright start to the day. This high is not very stable, however, and this is why a warm front will move into our region during the day and clouds will thicken after midday.

Tendency

The thicker banks of clouds moving in during the afternoon will remain with us on Wednesday; it will also snow at times. For the next few days, the weather will remain bright to cloudy and dry.

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Innsbruck Tourism


Mon - Fri: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm

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Gardens and parks

 > Palmtree House in the Imperial Gardens

Palmtree House in the Imperial Gardens

Description

The Palmenhaus is located at the northern edge of the Hofgarten (royal gardens) and contains 1,800 types of plant. The current building was constructed in the 20th century, and every year a special rarity blooms here: the Santa Cruz water lily. This plant comes from the Amazon, and was discovered by the Austrian botanist Thaddäus Haenke in 1801. Its leaves have a diameter of two metres and are to be found on the edge, forming a cake-tin shape. One can even see them grow when the weather is warm and sunny enough, as the leaves will grow 30cm higher every day.

The water lily's flower can reach up to 40cm in height, almost half a metre! it opens only in the late afternoon, is white and has a wodnerful fragrance. At dusk, the flower closes again. On the second day, it turns pink, and on the third, sinks into the water to be replaced by a new flower. This rare spectacle can be seen in the summer months, mainly from June to August or September.

​Due to its delicate nature, we cannot guarantee that you will see the water lily's spectacle. Simply ask in advance.

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garden/park/grounds

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 8.00 am - 12.00 am 12.30 am - 4.30 pm Guided tours can be prebooked also at other times.


Addresses
Location / Getting here

Contact & information

Hofgarten-Palmenhaus
Ecke Rennweg/Karl-Kapferer-Straße
6020  Innsbruck
+43 512 / 58 48 03
office@bundesgaerten.at
http://www.bundesgaerten.at

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