NYBG’s ‘Orchid Show: Singapore’ Is In Full Bloom

Carrie Rebora Barrat, Ph. D., NYBG CEO and William C. Steere, Sr. president with Marc Hachadourian, NYBG Nolen Greenhouses for Living Collections director.
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The New York Botanical Garden hosted a media preview of its 17th annual Orchid Show on Thursday, February 21 inside the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

Orchids of every shade were a welcomed spring sight.
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Developed in partnership with Singapore Botanic Gardens and Gardens by the Bay, this year’s show pays tribute to one of the world’s greatest orchid cultures, with orchid-adorned elements inspired by the arches and supertrees of the island nation’s horticultural attractions.

NYBG’s popular annual orchid exhibit’s media preview was a blooming success!
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The show runs until Sunday, April 28.

Yellow orchids are symbols of friendship, joy and new beginnings while purple orchids are representative of admiration, respect, dignity and royalty.
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For additional information, visit www.nybg.org/event/the-orchid-show/.

Pink orchids are symbols of grace, joy, happiness, innocence and femininity.
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Every orchid had intricate detailed patterns.
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Thousands of orchids in every shape, color and size climbed to the sky on towering structures and were suspended from curving arches.
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