Orchid Show

Row of orchids

February - March, 2015

The annual Orchid Show offers visitors a once-a-year opportunity to see a rotating display of hundreds of orchids from the Garden’s expansive permanent living collection amid a tropical oasis inside the Orthwein Floral Display Hall. The Orchid Show theme changes annually.
Orchid Collection

Paphiopedilum 'Rainbow'

The Garden extensive orchid collection includes more than 7000 individual orchid plants representing approximately 280 genera and more than 2,500 unique orchid taxa.
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Behind the Scenes

Orchid Show installation

See how Garden horticulture staff and volunteers create the Orchid Show each year: 

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Orchid Show Poll

What is your favorite orchid you've seen at the Garden today and why?
Response Form

Orchid Show Images

Join us throughout 2014 as we celebrate the 250th anniversary of St. Louis with a nature-inspired year of creating and connecting.

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