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Endless Forms: The Orchid Show 2018

Endless Forms: The Orchid Show 2018

By Dr. David Berry Many botanical gardens host orchid shows, but few if any are able to do it more completely than Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. As home to the finest scientifically documented orchid collection in the world, Selby Gardens is uniquely placed to...

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Common Varieties of Orchids

Common Varieties of Orchids

Selby Gardens has spent more than four decades amassing the best scientifically documented collection of wild orchids in the world. The bulk of these orchids have been wild-collected, with excellent representation of the rare, the gorgeous, and the unusual. In fact,...

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The Orchids of Selby Gardens

The Orchids of Selby Gardens

Orchids were central to the founding goals of Selby Gardens. The three senior scientists tasked with establishing the Gardens as a research institution were orchid botanists (Drs. Calaway Dodson, Carlyle Luer, Kiat Tan). Since Selby Gardens volunteers and staff began...

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The Orchid Show: Celebrating 40 Years at Selby Gardens

The Orchid Show: Celebrating 40 Years at Selby Gardens

Selby Gardens is featured weekly on ABC7 News at Noon. Tune in Thursdays to see more informative segments like this one. Orchids are one of the most alluring flowering plants worldwide. Throughout the last four decades, Selby Gardens has amassed the best...

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Floral Design Tips for Orchid Displays

Floral Design Tips for Orchid Displays

Recently, Selby Gardens’ Director of Events, Roger Capote, visited the design studios of our Orchid Show sponsor, Better-Gro, a national gardening retailer, to discuss different ways to display orchids. Capote, a professional floral designer, spent a day with the...

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Orchids from Around the World

Orchids from Around the World

Selby Gardens is featured weekly on ABC7 News at Noon. Tune in Thursdays to see more informative segments like this one. Learn about Selby Gardens' international orchid collection.

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Preparing for the Selby Gardens Orchid Show

Preparing for the Selby Gardens Orchid Show

In preparation for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens’ 2016 Orchid Show, Angel Lara, Assistant Director of Horticulture, visited the production greenhouses of the event sponsor, Better-Gro, a national gardening retailer earlier this month. During the site visit Lara met...

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