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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Winter Flower Show at McNeely Conservatory

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cinerariaRoad Trips Gardeners headed to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl might want to save time for the annual winter flower exhibition.

Theme for the show, which runs through March 11, 2018, in the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory of the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, Minnesota, is the “Bold North”.

The purples, silvers and whites of azaleas, pansies, cyclamen and cineraria (pictured) are a celebration in flowers. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free. (The Como is open every day of the year.)

Here’s a video of a past edition of the Winter Flower Show:

(Video courtesy of Como Zoo and Conservatory)

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