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Vriesea hieroglyphica, Bromeliaceae

King of Bromeliads (Vriesea hieroglyphica)

January 17, 2020 | Scott Preusser
The common name for this plant says it all, king of bromeliads. One glance at this striking specimen and you will know why it bears this name and why it is so highly sought after by plant collectors. It has been a part of the tropical plant collection at Denver Botanic Gardens since 1978 and is...Learn more
Orchid Showcase in Denver Botanic Gardens' Orangery

Orchid Showcase in Denver Botanic Gardens' Orangery

January 31, 2012 | Nick Snakenberg
About this time each year I start itching to see the first blooms of spring. Thankfully, the Orangery at Denver Botanic Gardens is currently loaded with colorful orchid blossoms. Come visit our Orchid Showcase to help quench your thirst for that burst of spring color. Our Orchid Showcase (which...Learn more
The Weekly Bloom: Week of September 4th

The Weekly Bloom: Week of September 4th

September 4, 2010 | Ellen Hertzman
• Bromeliads: Look for the beautiful Aechmea ‘Blue Tango’ and Aechmea ‘Maginali’. Their cups hold water for the plant, and their gorgeous flowers attract pollinators. • Rocks, Mist, and Water: The space itself will delight you as you wander among several waterfalls, through caves, or up to the...Learn more
An American Celebration!

An American Celebration!

January 28, 2010 | Nick Daniel
In July of this year, the Biennial of the Americas will be occurring here in Denver. It is a celebration of art, culture, and the Western Hemisphere in general. So this got me to thinking, what better way to celebrate the Biennial here at the Denver Botanic Gardens, than to celebrate the family...Learn more