To be able to watch beautiful plants and gardens in Funchal, there are a lot of possibilities and all worth to discover.
There are several botanical gardens to visit and one of them is Jardim Botanico.You have to pay an entrance fee to most of them but they are very nice so you should absolutly take the opportunety to visit them. Plants and flowers there come in a variety of domestic and exotic items from all over the world.
Just by strolling around in Funchal you will see a couple of parks, open for public, in some cases almost better than the botanical gardens. Some of them has also got a fantastic view of Funchal.
And if you walk a bit out of the town center you will come to areas where the locals live and their many gardens look like botanical gardens with all kinds of plants and magnificant hedges of Bouganvilla that you would love to have at home.
Here is a selection of parks we so far have found to be nice: