Abrand new exhibition of Orchids opens in Kew Gardens today for those wanting toescape the wintry weather for a taste of the tropics.
The Princess of Wales Conservatory in the south-west London gardens has been transformed into a sea of glorious flowers in order to celebrate of the colour, drama and beauty associated with this extraordinary and diverse group of plants.
Vibrant orchids will dominate the lush, wet tropical zone of the conservatory. Stunning displays of swirling colour will adorn the glasshouse pillars and arches. Hanging baskets will explode with a range of colours, creating waves of magnificent hues.
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