The Orchid Show: Patrick Blanc's Vertical Garden - The New York Botanical Garden
Hours: Tuesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
Price: $20; students/seniors $18; $8 children ages 2-12; free children ages 2 and younger
2900 Southern Blvd. - 718-817-8700
Bronx, NY 10458
Description: Guest designer for this year's 10th Annual Orchid Show is Patrick Blanc, world-renowned French botanist and artist who will transform the Haupt Conservatory with his spectacular vertical walls of living foliate. Using thousands of orchids and companion planting as his palette, Blanc introduces towering spectacles of tropical life to the Conservatory. In an explosion of alluring design and fragrance, exotic plant walls rise high above, creating this season's not-to-be missed exhibition for garden lovers, orchid fans, and those desiring a one-day tropical retreat. Through April 22.