And a view looking up at the the palms in the Gallery.
Here is a rocktasselfern Huperzia squarrosa.
In addition to the Orchid Show, this enormous glass structure is home to a tropical rain forest, a cactusfilled desert, and an everchanging landscape of flowers and foliage.
Miltoniopsis is a small genus of fragrant epiphytic orchids, named of course because of their resemblance to the flower.
There are tens of thousands of plants to see at the Orchid Show. Orchids thrive in warm temperatures and moderate light.
Moth orchids thrive in warm temperatures and moderate light.
This orchid is called x Oncidesa Sweet Sugar Lemon Drop a beautiful pure yellow.
The plant typically grows beside streams in damp forests. It is prized in tropical and subtropical gardens for its showy foliage and unusual ed flowers. The plant has clawshaped flowers that are carried in pendant trusses of about or more. I love the turquoise .
Many orchids cover the sala in shades of pink and white.
The Orchid Show is held in NYBGs elegant Conservatory every year. As the nations largest Victorian glasshouse, it is among the grandest indoor spaces in the world.
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These dancing ladies orchids are Oncidium Irish Mist Big Hot Sun.
This is Oncidium Sanguine Celtic Goddess.
And these orchids are x Oncostele Wildcat cultivars.
This is Cymbidium Half Moon Wonderland. Cymbidium orchids are often used in cut flower s as well as in corsages. Cymbidiums are often called boat orchidsand have large flowers and a patterned lip.
The Seasonal Exhibition Gallery features a kaleidoscope of orchids and lanterns overhead.
The blue orchids overhead are vandas, Vanda coerulea. In Thailand, these orchids grow high up in the trees of the northern mountain forests, where they can get lots of sun and rain.
Lanterns hang from branches inside the gallery. In Northern Thailand, people traditionally light sky lanterns for celebratory occasions. These lanterns symbolically carry away bad fortune and bring good luck.
Thailands yearround hot and humid climate is a perfect environment for leafy green plants and ful flowers, including orchids.
Cymbidiums have grasslike leaves and tall spikes of waxy flowers. They are also called Asian Corsage Orchids.
Moth Orchids, Phalaenopsis, are among the most popular for home growers. They are native to southern Asia, the Philippines, New Guinea and tropical Australia.
This is a beautiful of mixed orchids at the Reflecting Pool of the Conservatorys Palm Dome.
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If you are in or around the New York City area, please visit the New York Botanical Garden you will love the show!
This is Oncidium Heaven Scent Redolence. Oncidium orchids can be a little more challenging to care for than its cousins, the tolerant Paphiopedilum or Phalaenopsis. Oncidium orchids must have abundant light and definite dry periods between waterings.
This orchid is called x Aliceara Snowblind Sweet Spots.
Phalaenopsis has mothlike flowers in a wide array of striking s.
Orchids adorn elephant topiaries that welcome you into the space. The Thai elephant is an official national symbol of Thailand.
Many Asian Corsage Orchids are treedwelling epiphytes, but in tropical environments, they can also he grown in the ground.
And this corsage orchid is Cymbidium Avanti Rose Tints.
This is Phalaenopsis IHsin Spot Leopard.
Asian elephants are a highly endangered species. Only an estimated two to three thousand wild elephants remain in Thailand. The Thai Elephant Conservation Center works to improve conditions for working elephants, and to reintroduce young elephants to the wild.
The includes other specimens including Strongylodon macrobotrys, commonly known as jade vine, emerald vine or turquoise jade vine, is a species of leguminous perennial woody vine, a native of the tropical forests of the Philippines, with stems that can reach up to feet in length.
Here are more cymbidiums. The flowers can last anywhere from eight to weeks and come in almost all s except blue. I grow lots of cymbidiums at the rm.
These are Pansy Orchids, or Miltoniopsis. This was once considered a single genus of about epiphytic species from South America. Now the species is ided into two genera Miltonia and Miltoniopsis.
This is x Miltonidium Carnivale Rio.
Here, orchids decorate a sala, a traditional Thai pavilion used as a meeting place for shade and relaxation.
There are many variations and s so beautiful.
This corsage orchid is called Cymbidium Purple Haze.
Originally constructed in , the steel and glass Conservatory includes a foot tall domed Palm Gallery and attached glasshouse galleries.
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Heres another corsage orchid Cymbidium Lovely Valley Peace in the World.
This year, the shows theme is Thailand. Thailand is home to more than orchid species, and this stunning floral pays tribute to the beauty and cultural history of Thai gardens. The show runs through Sunday, April th. If youre in the area, I encourage you to visit.
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This spotted orchid is x Oncostele Wildcat.
Here in New York City, one of the first signs spring is around the corner is the start of the annual Orchid Show atThe New York Botanical Garden. I love attending this show every year. Held inside the magnificent Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, it is known as the nations largest exhibit of its kind.