[OGD] Missouri Botanical Garden / show (US)

  • From: viateur.boutot@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: orchids@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 03:50:20 -0500

The Missouri Botanical Garden's 92nd annual Orchid Show... up to 800 
fresh-blooming orchids.
The Orchid Show is the only time of year that the Garden's... collection is 
made available for public viewing en masse... Jan. 30 through Sunday, Mar. 

The Missouri Botanical Garden maintains one of the [US]...largest orchid 
collections, with over 8,100 individual orchid plants...

Winter-blooming orchids comprise about 60- to 70-percent of the Garden's... 
collection, which concentrates on plants that can tolerate extremes in St. 
Louis temperatures.

Throughout the duration of the eight-week show, orchids will be continually 
rotated out and replaced with fresh blooms...

Learn more about the Garden's orchid collection and its history through a 
free audio commentary.
Download the commentary...
by visiting
151 years after opening, the Missouri Botanical Garden is a National 
Historic Landmark"





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