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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Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale

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Orchid Show, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IllinoisThe fall show & sale organized by the Illinois Orchid Society takes place October 13 and 14, 2018, at the Chicago Botanic Society, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois.

Hours each day are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Individual orchids will vie for red, white, and blue ribbons in 128 different categories. Twenty-five entries will receive “best of class” green ribbons, and the best-appointed plant in the show will receive the Chicago Horticultural Society Award from American Orchid Society judges.

Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be on view. The Society will provide an orchid sales area and repotting services.

(Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden)

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