Feel the happiness & peace when your running route is surrounded with totally amazing colorful orchid flowers, beautiful rocks, fresh air and greenery scene! The Kuala Lumpur Orchid Garden located at right in the city center, was officially opened by Datin Seri Dr. Siti Hasmah on 15th April, 1986 (33 years ago!). Honestly, if you read Google Reviews, the fact that this garden is lacking of maintenance after so many years. I would say that this park is at 60% maintenance level, you will still able to see many truly unique-shaped, beautiful orchid flowers, very very few people, quiet, super fresh air, very clean jogging / walking track. And the entrance is F-R-E-E!
For a brief introduction, this Kuala Lumpur Orchid Garden was set up primarily as a showcase of the nation’s rich variety of orchids, as well as to provide a center for the growing, conservation, research and study of this wonderful flowering genus of plant. Set in the lush undulating greenery of the city’s Taman Tasik Perdana (Perdana Botanical Lake Gardens), it provides a striking visual display of the orchid family in all its glory.
Comprising a semi-circular pergola for climbing and epiphytic orchid, plus a rock garden for the terrestrial varieties the garden crowns the top of a gently sloping hillock, overlooking well-teaded gardens climbing orchids grow vertically from the ground, thus needing support for their roots to cling on. epiphytic orchids need a host plant, preferably a dead tree trunk to grow on. meanwhile, terrestrial orchids grow on the ground.
The orchid family is the largest family of plants, up to 800 genera thrive from east to west from Arctic to Antarctic. Their tremendous variety is especially apparent in the tropics such as in Malaysia. Star-shaped yellow orchid flowers below look like Mother Nature decorated them with ‘chocolate chips’ pattern, her name is ‘Miltonia’
Your jogging journey will be delighted by these white-orange hue dendrobium orchids that look like ‘salted egg’, what a morning glory!
Phalaenopsis white orchids just look like angels with big rounded wings. Angelic, calm and pure that Mother Nature loved.
Jogging journey greeted by red spotted Mokara Orchids. Feel the natural aura: passion, lively, energetic.
Yellow-spotted phalaenopsis orchids, it’s like a beauty queen with freckles so tropically fashionable.
Hello, orchid queen your highness, wearing such a beautiful elegant dress! Maroon-pink phalaenopsis orchids.
Mother Nature: Oooopps! I accidentally dropped purple ink on this little white angel’s wings! Now it looks adorable than ever!
These lovely orchids would touch your heart, purify your thoughts and bring simple happiness to you.
White Mokara orchids, little angels celebrate sunshine quietly in this garden. The precious calmness you can feel.
Orange Mokara orchids, it tells you to be excited for the little things in life, such as cheer up your jogging journey with a bottle of fresh cooling orange juice!
Feeling exhausted after few km runs? This little quiet park, take a short break sitting on this wooden bench, listen to the fountain rhythm that could relax your mind, surrounded with little orchids, feel the simple bliss.
Guaria Morada, Costa Rica’s national flower, these orchids are wearing silky, elegant tango dance dress.
Violet Mokara orchid ladies chilling around the crystalic-water fountain.
Arundina Graminifolia (bamboo orchid) sending warm morning greetings to every jogger.
Very clean, quiet and peaceful small jogging path surrounding the orchid garden.
Flowery jogging track, these little cuties cheer up your mood and be motivated for a long run.
Lady Mushrooms make your jogging speed vroom vroom vroom!
There are a short pathway filled with red-brown hue marble pebble stones.
Pink Frangipani, my most loved tropical flower, making entire 10KM running distance a happy calorie burning journey.
This is a memorial plaque to commemorate the Kuala Lumpur Orchid Garden was officially opened by Datin Seri Dr Siti Hasmah, the wife of Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr Mahathir.
In a nutshell, this is a simple, quiet little garden nested within Perdana Botanical Giant Lake Garden. Enjoy a peaceful jogging journey that all the colorful, unique, elegant orchid flowers waving at you. Feeling motivated!
What you can do in this orchid garden?
1. Jogging / walking
3. Read a good book.
4. Natural scenery painting
5. Learn about orchid species
6. Finding peacefulness
7. Short escape the city in the city
How to go Kuala Lumpur Ochid Garden?
Address: Jalan Tembusu, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening Time: 6am – 6pm
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