Kew Orchid Extravaganza 2017

From Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza!  This year Kew’s Orchid Extravaganza has been designed to showcase India’s vibrant plants and culture.  Visitors will be treated to an array of inspiration provided by sights, sounds, and scent, from the moment they enter the Princess of Wales Conservatory during this very special event.

During many of the weekends that the Orchid Extravaganza is held at Kew, Orchid Experts will be giving talks inside the film room of the Princess of Wales Conservatory.  For all the details, please click here.

The theme for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is India. The Princess of Wales Conservatory has been filled with the sights and sounds of India, to showcase the amazing orchids and other plants that originate from the wonderful land of India. The flag of India has been recreated for this special event with hundreds of Chrysanthemum flowers making up each band of colour.

Visitors enjoying the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

The theme for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is India. The Princess of Wales Conservatory has been filled with the sights and sounds of India, to showcase the amazing orchids and other plants that originate from the wonderful land of India.

A pillar of Phalaenopsis orchids created for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Bala Kompalli, a wonderful horticulturist from the Orchid Unit at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is pictured here with Cymbidium ‘Loch Maree’ “Jim”, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Kew.

Cymbidium ‘Loch Maree’ “Jim”.

A rickshaw, part of the display for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The theme of this year’s Orchid Extravaganza is India.

The theme for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is India. The Princess of Wales Conservatory has been filled with the sights and sounds of India, to showcase the amazing orchids and other plants that originate from the wonderful land of India.

The theme for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is India. The Princess of Wales Conservatory has been filled with the sights and sounds of India, to showcase the amazing orchids and other plants that originate from the wonderful land of India.

A closer look at a flower cart filled with pink Phalaenopsis orchids, part of the beautiful display for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, held inside The Princess of Wales Conservatory at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Visitors admiring the displays of orchids and other exotic plants for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, inside The Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A closer look at one of the flower garlands created for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza in the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A beautiful peacock, part of the fantastic display celebrating India, at the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A closer look at part of the peacock floral art displayed inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza.

A closer look at part of the peacock floral art displayed inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza.

A beautiful Cymbidium orchid, pictured during the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A closer look at a beautiful Cymbidium orchid, pictured during the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A closer look at a beautiful Cymbidium orchid, pictured during the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza, inside The Princess of Wales Conservatory, from Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017.

Visitors enjoying the amazing display of orchids, from the floor to the ceiling of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A beautiful white Phalaenopsis orchid, pictured during the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A colourful Phalaenopsis orchid, pictured during the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A rickshaw, part of the display for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The theme of this year’s Orchid Extravaganza is India.

A closer look at a pillar of Phalaenopsis orchids, inside The Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza.

A monkey, part of the floral display created for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Pretty pink Phalaenopsis orchids, pictured during the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A Paphiopedilum hybrid, pictured at the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A Paphiopedilum hybrid, pictured at the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, inside the Princess of Wales Conservatory, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Cymbidium ‘Lock Torridon’ “Lewes”.

A closer look at Cymbidium ‘Lock Torridon’ “Lewes”.

From Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza!

Vanda coerulea.

Cymbidium ‘Linlithgow Loch’ “Lewes Gleam”.

A closer look at Cymbidium ‘Linlithgow Loch’ “Lewes Gleam”.

A beautiful peacock, part of the fantastic display celebrating India, at the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

These beautiful Vanda orchids decorate the ceiling of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Visitors enjoying the amazing display of orchids from the floor to the ceiling of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Visitors enjoying the amazing display of orchids from the floor to the ceiling of the Princess of Wales Conservatory, for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza, at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

A pretty pink Dendrobium orchid,

A vibrant pink and green Dendrobium.

Pink Phalaenopsis.

From Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza!

From Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza!

The theme for the 2017 Orchid Extravaganza at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is India. The Princess of Wales Conservatory has been filled with the sights and sounds of India, to showcase the amazing orchids and other plants that originate from the wonderful land of India.

Cymbidium ‘Ice Nymph’.

A pretty Dendrobium.

A lovely pink flowered Vanda.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are hosting their Orchid Extravaganza, inside The Princess of Wales Conservatory, from Saturday the 4th February 2017, until Sunday the 5th March 2017.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is hosting its Orchid Extravaganza from Saturday 4th February 2017, until Sunday 5th March 2017.

More articles and links that may interest you……………..

To find out more about Kew’s India themed Orchid Extravaganza, please click here.

To read about Henck Röling, a Master Florist who works at Kew, please click here.

To read about the Queen of Orchids, which is believed to be the largest orchid in the world.  This special orchid flowered at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, please click here to see photographs and find out more.

For information on special snowdrop gardens, open days, events, talks, lectures, and study days for 2018, please click here.

For information on buying seasonal, British grown, cut flowers, please click here.

To read the first part of my Miniature Orchid Trial – Growing Miniature Orchids in the BiOrbAir, please click here.

To read the results of my 2016 Peat Free Compost Trial, please click here.

To read about terrariums and bottle gardens, please click here.

To read about The RHS London Orchid Show 2016, please click here.

To read about beautiful, edible plants, please click here.

To read about beautiful, important and historic gardens to visit in Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex, please click here.

For gardening advice, tips and ideas of what you could do in your garden, or at your allotment in February, please click here.

For lovely ideas of what you could do in your garden, or at your allotment, from mid February to mid March, please click here.

For information on natural deterrents to protect your plants from slugs and snails, please click here.

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      Pumpkin Beth

      February 8, 2017 at 4:12pm

      Thank you Guy. I am so happy you enjoy visiting my website. Best wishes, Beth

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