Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show 2009


MBG: Orchid Show 2009 - Experience the color, beauty, and fragrance of orchids in bloom in the middle of winter at the 2009 orchid show. “Henry’s Garden” celebrates the Garden’s 150th anniversary and will feature over 800 orchids from the Garden’s world-renowned collection displayed in a formal Victorian setting.


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Title: 8# – Where can I learn how to grow orchids?

7# – Where would I find orchids in the wild?

January 26th, 2009

Orchids are the largest family of flowering plants in the world, with some 30 to 35,000 species. That’s nearly 10 percent of all flowering plants! They… Go to Episode

5# – Does climate change threaten orchids?

January 26th, 2009

Orchids are often endangered with extinction in nature. Wild populations are often over collected by humans. Many species are highly adapted to a specific… Go to Episode

2# – Has the orchid collection ever been in danger?

January 26th, 2009

The Missouri Botanical Garden has a long and proud history, but our orchids didn’t always grow here. Back in 1926, the collection was threatened by… Go to Episode

1# – How did the Garden’s orchid collection start?

January 26th, 2009

The creation of the world-class orchid collection at the Missouri Botanical Garden did not occur overnight. It is the culmination of many research trips… Go to Episode