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Orchid Symphony at the U.S. Botanic Garden

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U.S. Botanic Garden
Orchid Symphony at the U.S. Botanic Garden

On display at the U.S. Botanic Garden through April 27, 2014, is an exuberant display of orchids nestled among whimsical topiaries and musical fountains. Illuminated by an orchid chandelier, the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory sings the praises of beautiful orchids.

Orchid Symphony

Featured are orchids from all over the world in a multitude of environments. Come see desert orchids, jungle orchids and even orchids used in medicine and cooking against the gorgeous backdrop of the U.S. Botanic Garden collections. The Conservatory is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including all weekends and holidays.

Orchid Symphony is a collaboration between the U.S. Botanic Garden and Smithsonian Gardens.

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