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Holiday Poinsettias at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha

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Holiday Poinsettia Show at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, NebraskaA Holiday Poinsettia Show is on display in Lauritzen Gardens, 100 Bancroft Street, Omaha, Nebraska, through January 5, 2018 (although not on December 25, 2017, or January 1, 2018). It’s included with garden admission. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Thousands of poinsettias fill the floral display hall. In the center is a 20-foot-tall poinsettia tree, surrounded by a cascade of twinkling white lights and glittering ornaments. Model garden trains whir and whistle around dozens of miniature Omaha-area landmarks, including the First National Tower, Woodmen Tower, Union Pacific’s headquarters, the Rose Theater and numerous Old Market buildings.

More than 5000 poinsettias in 25 different varieties were grown for the 2017 display. Road Trips Gardeners will see varieties of multi-hued, deep red, sparkling white and speckled poinsettias that vary in texture, height and bloom time. (Varieties will be replaced as needed to provide an ever-changing display.)

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