Did you know there are more species of orchids in the world than the number of bird species or even mammal species? Regarded as the world’s most diverse botanical family, orchids grow on almost every continent and vary widely in size and form.
The diversity of the orchid world will be brought to life in this year’s “Orchid Extravaganza”, which runs from 22 July to 28 August in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay. Set amidst an enchanted forest where the mythical Orchidians call home, a stunning display of more than 10,000 orchid plants awaits.
“Orchid Extravaganzawill feature over 100 orchid species and hybrids. From the intriguing monkey-like Dracula to the bright, flamboyant blooms of the Cattleya, there is an orchid for every taste.
In conjunction with the Singapore Garden Festival from 23 to 31 July, the Flower Dome will also showcase more than 300 prized orchids from the Orchid Society of South East Asia (OSSEA).
Location: Flower Dome (Admission charge to the conservatories applies.)
Time: 9 am to 9 pm daily (9 am to 10 pm during Singapore Garden Festival from 23 July to 31 July)
Start date: 22/7/16 9:00
End date: 28/8/16 21:00