Fluttering Flowers
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Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
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Gardens of New Orleans – Not!

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indiana_fortwayne_foellingerIf you’re meandering the Midwest but have a hankering for Louisiana, Road Trips Gardeners, consider a stop at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 South Calhoun Street Fort Wayne, Indiana (map) for a quick immersion into N’Awlins.

“Gardens of New Orleans” are on display in the conservatory now through November 17, 2013. Think: lush gardens and window boxes of the French Quarter and Garden District of New Orleans in this summer-to-fall exhibit. Gaudy flowers, trailing vines, wrought iron and clipped symmetry represent the ordered chaos of the “Old South” style.

(Photo courtesy of Visit Fort Wayne)

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