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Best things to see at Longwood Gardens' orchid show

Orchid
Orchid
Becky Ginther

Even winter can be a great time to visit Longwood Gardens, as they truly have something for every season and every occasion. One feature that they have every year during the months of January through March is their orchid extravaganza. These beautiful flowers can be found all throughout the conservatory in a variety of colors and styles.

In addition to viewing the flowers, there are featured events throughout this month, including things like tours, talks, and events directed at kids and families. You can even purchase your own beautiful orchids to take home with you.

The following slideshow provides a glimpse into some of the amazing flowers and sights that you can see at Longwood Gardens during their orchid season. Although this event is over for the 2013 year, you can still look forward to making a visit there in 2014!

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Orchid

Orchid
Orchid Becky Ginther

An up close glimpse at some of the orchids at Longwood Gardens. These vivid pink and yellow flowers can be found in the conservatory.

Conservatory

Conservatory
Conservatory Becky Ginther

The inside of the conservatory changes throughout the year with the seasons, and during the months of January, February, and March it features a variety of orchids and other winter flowers.

Blue flowers

Blue flowers
Blue flowers Becky Ginther

These blue flowers found right near the windows of the conservatory create a memorable photo showing lots of detail and color, and let the light shine brightly.

Orchid wall

Orchid wall
Orchid wall Becky Ginther

There is a wall featuring many different varieties or orchids. If you're curious for more information, most days there is a guide standing nearby to answer questions.

Pink orchids

Pink orchids
Pink orchids Becky Ginther

Many of the orchids at Longwood Gardens are very unique, and these pink flowers are no exception. They feature an interesting pattern and vivid colors.

Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise Becky Ginther

Another popular flower found at Longwood during the winter is the Bird of Paradise. These brightly colored and uniquely shaped flowers make you think of the tropics and summertime.

Red flower

Red flower
Red flower Becky Ginther

Orchids aren't the only type of flowers that can be found at Longwood Gardens during the winter. These red and pink flowers definitely stand out from the crowd.

Orange flowers

Orange flowers
Orange flowers Becky Ginther

Anyone that is drawn to bright and colors flowers will certainly love these vivid orange flowers, with many different shades of orange to be found.

Waterfall

Waterfall
Waterfall Becky Ginther

Though this waterfall can be found in Longwood Gardens all year round, the sight of it during the months of January through March is very refreshing.

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