The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

A paphiopedilum orchid in the conservatory at
Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

Ann Arbor Orchid Festival
Presented by Ann Arbor Orchid Society &
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum
March 22-23, Matthaei Botanical Gardens

1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Join us for one of the most popular events of the year - the annual orchid festival. Free admission.

This year’s festival includes:

  • Orchid displays
  • Orchid raffle
  • Orchids and related items for sale from orchid vendors
  • Free presentations and demos on orchid growing:

Show hours: Sat., March 22: noon-4:30 pm
Sun., March 23: 10 am-4:30 pm
Sales open 10 am both days
Photographers’ hour: Sun., March 23, 9-10 am

Don’t miss the Ann Arbor Orchid Society’s upcoming free monthly orchid programs (all at 2 pm):
March 9: Jerry Fischer - Phragmipedium kovachii and its crosses
May 11: Graham Wood - Hawaiian paphiopedilums

Sat., March 22,
  1 pm: Orchids 101
  2 pm: Dividing and repotting Cattleyas and Oncidiums

Sun., March 23,
  noon: Making clay orchids
  1 pm: Dividing and repotting Paphiopedilum and Phalaenopsis
  2 pm: Growing Japanese orchids

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