I think she loved the crayons the best.
There were many fountains and water features.
The copper girl with the umbrella fountain was striking.
Many hidden animals.
Animals and water features = FISH!
Fairies and butterflies.
New Hypertufa alpine garden design ideas for us to replicate.
Pretty colors and ideas.
Until I find out what this tropical beauty is called, I will call it my Orange Agapanthus - Lily of the Nile. Update--> I just saw this same plant at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and it is a...
Flame Lily - Clivia miniata - South Africa - Amaryllidaceae My post about the trip has an even better photo of the flower. HERE.Spiraea prunifolia or Bridal Wreath
Overflowing Impatiens Flowering ornamental fruit tress: apple, pear, plum, peach.
The marker reads photina. I don't know. I know a photinia to be a shrub or tree, not this. Anyone know?
We stayed until the end when they tear down the displays and sell every plant on them and picked up a few cute things.
I picked up a pot of the paperwhite narcissus white daffodil with orange centers.I picked up a pot of the red orange tulips. they seem similar to the double peony tulip but not exactly.
I was on the lookout to pick up some primulas and there they were!
They also had a Treasures of King Tut - an Eqyptian Replica Traveling Exhibit. Garden Art?
The boy king's golden throne.King Tut's coffin or sarcophagus
The gold death mask of Tutankhamun
Next year, I may try and plan a trip up to the Philadelphia Flower Show . After attending that year's ago, these garden shows are truly disappointing. A whole different thing. It is going on now, March 1-8. Hmmmm, maybe I could hop on Amtrak this weekend...
I did enter a contest at the show to win a trip to attend the 2009 Chelsea Flower Show in London. Maybe I'll win! That is May 19-23
I also made time to stop in at Richbrau in Shockoe Slip to get a growler of Big Nasty Porter to bring home. Great for the common cold.