Water under the bridge.
This tree is huge, and needs help to keep its branches off the ground.
Some of the other trees in this park look like monsters.
Like so many parks in France, the Parc Floral used to be the private domain of royalty, then of anyone rich, before becoming public space in the last century or so.
They do have a slight snail problem in the park.
I do love the butterfly enclosures at so many European parks. It took a good 15 minutes for my camera lens to defog, though!