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The Victorian-era Orchidilerium sent explorers to far reaches of the earth in search of new plants.

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Enjoy hundreds of enchanting orchids in the Conservatory and Showroom, May 2 - 4.


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May 02, 2014 09:00 AM - May 04, 2014 05:00 PM


Botanic Garden
2601 Central Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104


    Have you felt the allure of orchids? The wealthy class of the Victorian Era certainly did! Join us for the annual orchid show and sale, co-sponsored by the New Mexico Orchid Guild, and learn about the frenetic, sometimes tragic, years of Orchidelilerium.

    Show Highlights

    • Enjoy the charm of hundreds of blooming orchids. Cast your vote for the People's Choice Award.
    • Purchase orchids to take home.
    • Orchid planting and milk jug greenhouse construction for children (1 p.m., Sat. and Sun.)
    • Repotting demonstration (2 p.m. Sun.)
    • Opening night talk & demonstration about orchids (and Orchidilerium!) by renowned orchid expert Carol Siegel and a dinner. Tickets $40. Reservations required - purchase tickets online from the New Mexico Orchid Guild.

      N.M. Orchid Guild

      The New Mexico Orchid Guild, our event co-sponsor, is a registered nonprofit organization whose mission is to contribute educational information on orchids that can be understood and used by orchid growers everywhere.



      Included with admission