Orchids: Celebrate the Colour of Colombia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond

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Event location:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Kew, Richmond, Surrey
When:Event passed!
It was on
Sat 9th Feb 2019 to
Sun 10th Mar 2019

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Where:Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond TW9 3AE
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:10:00 - 15:30
Admission:Adults: from £12.50
Child (4-16yrs): from £3.50
Under 4yrs: free

About the event

Escape the dreary winter with Kew's annual festival of orchids.

This year, we are celebrating Colombia, the world's most biodiverse country, through a spectacular ensemble of orchid-laden displays along a curated route.

Our flagship display is a carnival of animals, depicting a toucan in flight, a hanging sloth and a swimming turtle.

We will bring to life the breath-taking rainbow river Caño Cristales and Colombia's incredible forests - complete with life-sized jaguar!

A surprise around every corner, you'll spot hundreds of colourful butterflies suspended from the glass ceiling and a floating golden-yellow display to honour the legend of El Dorado.

Colombia has 4,270 species of orchids alone. Together with its sprawling landscape of tropical beaches to snow-capped mountains, Colombia is the perfect inspiration for our vibrant festival.

Official Link: https://www.kew.org

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