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Illinois Orchid Society Show

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illinois_glencoe_orchidIndividual orchids in 128 classes will vie for red, white, and blue ribbons at the fall show and sale sponsored by the Illinois Orchid Society.

“Spotlight on Orchids” takes place October 10 and 11, 2015, at the Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illilnois. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with a special photographers’ hour starting at 9 a.m. October 11.

Twenty-five orchids will receive “best of class” green ribbons, and the best-appointed plant in the show will receive the Chicago Horticultural Society Award from American Orchid Society judges. Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be artistically arranged.

The Society will provide an orchid sales area and repotting services.

(Photo courtesy of Chicago Botanic Garden)

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