Orchid in The Living Room display

Exhibits at Powell Gardens

Now Showing in the Conservatory

The 2,500-square-foot Conservatory in the Visitor Education Center is home to six stunning exhibits annually. Visit often to see them all! The Living Room runs through Sunday, May 11.

The 'Living' Room, March 15-May 11, 2014

Have you met the Moss family? Visit now through May 11 to see this fictional family's whimsical home as The "Living" Room exhibit returns to the conservatory. This creative exhibit turns ordinary household items into living works of art.

From plant-padded dining chairs to a living floral rug, the Moss family home is literally alive with color and texture. New for this season will be living wallpaper--an inspiration for a vertical garden! Have fun seeking out gems from our collection of gorgeous orchids through this imaginative display.

The exhibit is open daily through Sunday, May 11, and is included with regular Garden admission.

 

Special Activities during The 'Living' Room

March 15-16: Vertical Gardening Discovery Station

Get inspired by the whimsical ways of The "Living" Room and then stop by this Discovery Station to learn more about the art of vertical gardening. Whether you garden in a small space or just want to add height to your garden, vertical gardening will fill the need. Pick up plans and suggested plant lists for a variety of vertical gardening styles. Check out several demonstrations to give you ideas and inspiration to take home!

April 26-27: Orchid Weekend

Members of the Orchid Society of Greater Kansas City visit to share their enthusiasm and knowledge about these exotic beauties, which make up one of the largest plant families in the world. Orchid Society members will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day to talk with guests about the varieties of orchids on display and tips for buying and growing orchids at home.

 

 

Did you know? The exhibits in our "crown jewel," also known as the glass-domed Conservatory, change six times a year. Each August this space turns into a magical butterfly house.  Learn more »

 

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