Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
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Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
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Fall Flower Show

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minnesota_stpaul_mumsIt’s not too late to catch a glimpse of autumn’s favorite flowers, Road Trips Gardeners — if you’re already near Minneapolis-Saint Paul, that is.

The Fall Flower Show at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota, ends Monday, December 1, 2013.

While many Minnesota gardens have wound down in advance of winter, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory is in full bloom. The year’s Fall Flower Show features dark maroons accented by yellow, orange, and green chrysanthemums plus multicolored Swiss Chard and Ornamental Peppers and with ornamental grasses.

(Photo courtesy of Como Park Zoo & Conservatory)

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