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Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty

sg-orchids2015Smithsonian Gardens and the U.S. Botanic Garden opened the 20th annual orchid exhibition, “Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty,” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History Jan. 24. The exhibition explores the connections between botany, horticulture and technology and examines how new ideas and inventions change the way people study, protect and enjoy orchids. Hundreds of living specimens from the renowned Smithsonian Gardens’ Orchid Collection and the U.S. Botanic Garden will be on display through April 26. Learn more…