Located in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Old Information Centre, Jenny Gillies has bought floral creations to life with her Enchanted Garden exhibition.

COVID-19 update: The Botanic Gardens are open

The Botanic Gardens and buildings are within the Gardens are open under alert level 2. To help keep everyone well, please continue to maintain a 2 metre distance from other people when you’re out and about and wash your hands before and after using equipment in our gardens.

The following are now open:

  • All parks and gardens
  • Public toilets
  • Playgrounds, play equipment or exercise equipment in parks
  • Visitor and information centres
  • Dog parks
  • The Botanic Gardens
  • Boat ramps and wharves
  • Cemeteries

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The seasonal collections of these acclaimed botanical works of art are inspired by the beautiful surroundings of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.

The costumes within, created by designer Jenny Gillies, have been featured both nationally and internationally in exhibitions and live performances promoting our beautiful Garden City. 

Beauty, humour and an abundance of colour are showcased in this enchanting exhibition, which will grow and fascinate the senses seasonally.


  • $5 admission
  • no charge for children under five years.

Location and opening hours

  • 10am to 4pm daily
  • Old Information Centre, opposite the Armagh Street car park entrance to the Gardens.

Find out more about Jenny Gillies(external link).