Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show 2010


Experience the color, beauty, and fragrance of orchids in bloom in the middle of winter. The Missouri Botanical Garden’s annual orchid show features a rotation of over 800 orchids from the Garden’s world-class collection in a lush garden of sweeping French-inspired design. Saunter past street lamps along a curved rue du jardin to a quaint faux flower shop and tiny French bistro beneath the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. C’est romantique!


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108# - Where can I learn how to grow orchids?

January 22nd, 2010

The Garden offers a number of sources for plant care advice. You can call us on weekday mornings at (314) 577-5143. For fact sheets prepared by the Kemper… Go to Episode

107# - Where would I find orchids in the wild?

January 22nd, 2010

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

106# - Does climate change threaten orchids?

January 22nd, 2010

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

105# - How large is the orchid collection today?

January 22nd, 2010

The Garden’s orchid collection is one of the largest and finest in the country. We grow more than 8,100 orchid plants behind the scenes, in our greenhouses.… Go to Episode