Situated on a slight slope. It is a theme garden.
At the main entrance on Avenida Miramar is a great shield of Barcelona made bulbous plants framed by magnolias.
From this point you can see the prospect of a big green carpet that rises gently, consisting prairie garden.
Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, nymphs, water lilies and other bulbous species, rhizomatous and water are planted in its collection of 2,800 m2 parterre.
Each year about 80,000 bulbs are planted. There are two large flowering periods: the months of March and April and from late July to early September.
At the top is the most important part of the collection of aquatic plants, located in thirty washing line both sides of a staircase.
Water drops from a pond located in front of a wall with pebbles a waterfall with a wooden bridge. Above stands a group of conifers and downstairs, a lake and a huge lawn with large trees scattered.
Live nourished populations of green frogs (Pelophylax perezi) permanently to wash and Pippin (Hyla meridionalis) camouflaged among the vegetation and only come close to the time of reproduction. They are also frequent swimmers shoulder (Notonecta glauca) and larvae of dragonflies.
The collection of bulbous and rhizomatous occurs combined with other herbaceous plants that keep the interest of the garden where bulbous vegetative rest. Some are kept in vegetation throughout the year, as AGAP (Agapanthus sp), the lilies or Hemerocallis San Juan (Hemerocalis sp) remaining permanently planted. Others to be replanted each season, rest in the summer and autumn, as the tulips (Tulipa sp) hyacinths (Hyacinthus sp), daffodils (Narcissus sp), saffron (Croccus sp), anemones (Anemone sp), the buttercups (Ranunculus sp) and Calabruix (Muscari sp), which bloom in winter and the start of spring; dahlias (Dhalia sp) or the reeds of India (Canna indica) bloom in summer and early autumn and winter rest.
The trees are also very important in these gardens. Just above the steps of the main entrance there is a small promenade with rosewood (Tipuana types), and near the lake are magnificent examples of eucalyptus (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), a small forest of pyramidal poplars (Populus alba 'Pyramidalis), willows (Salix babylonica) and Himalayan cedars' pendula' (Cedrus deodara 'pendula'). Other tree species in the gardens are Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) -n'hi belonging to a catalog of trees of local interest from Barcelona, the Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara), a large number of magnolia (Magnolia gradiflora), cypress (Taxodium distichum), Japanese pagoda trees or acacia (Sophora japonica 'columnar') and several species of poplar (Populus alba, Populus 'Valiant' and Populus x canadensis).
Art and Architecture
In this park there are two female sculptures: Girl of lilies, Ramon Sabi (1970) and Maternity, Sebastian Bay (1970). The first, located near the lake, is a tribute to Father Cinto Verdaguer and carries an inscription with these verses of the poet: "Beautiful is pink / else is the branch / else is lily / blooms throughout the year". The second is located next to the cottage gardeners, under a big maritime pine. It is an image serene, sweet and very tender woman looking at a child who is on her lap.
How many green spaces in Barcelona, especially in the area of Montjuïc, the gardens are situated in the grounds of an old quarry. Were inaugurated on the same day that Father Costa Llobera and Joan Maragall on 22 June 1970 and is one of three parks were dedicated to Catalan poets.
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