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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Holiday Flower Show

Submitted by on December 9, 2013 – 8:34 amNo Comment

poinsettia_christmas-beauty-nostalgiaA new variety of poinsettia — Christmas Beauty Nostalgia (pictured at left with its pink and green bracts) — is spotlighted during the Holiday Flower Show at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota. It’s open through January 5, 2014.

The Holiday Flower Show tradition at the Como Conservatory began in 1925.

The Sunken Garden will be filled in with cinnamon-colored poinsettias to compliment the traditional red. Caladium will accent the antique look of the Christmas Beauty Nostalgia.

(Photo courtesy of Ball Horticultural Company)

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