Orchid Showcase

Orchid Showcase

See hundreds of exotic blooms, including rare orchids from the Gardens’ collection. The Showcase is a great idea for a Valentine’s Day activity. Included with admission to the Gardens.


Unique orchids in the Gardens’ living collection, related botanical illustrations, orchid care tips and fun facts will be featured on the Gardens' Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


Orchid Sales

Colorado orchid grower Fantasy Orchids will be in the Orangery on the dates below selling orchids. Members receive a 10 percent discount on orchid purchases by presenting a valid membership card. General admission is required for access.

  • Saturdays: January 15, 22 & 29: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturdays: February 5, 12 & 19: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Orchid Showcase Photo Contest

Visitors can enter up to three photos taken at the Gardens’ 2022 Orchid Showcase. Three winners will receive an orchid from the display and a gift card from the contest sponsor, Mike’s Camera.

Contest rules:

  • Publish up to three (3) photos on Instagram or Facebook.
  • Tag the Gardens and include #DBGOrchids22.
  • All photos must be taken at the 2022 Orchid Showcase.
  • Entry is open January 13 – February 21.
  • Contestants who submit more than three photos or after Feb. 21 will be eliminated from the contest.

General Information:

  • Three winners, selected by Mike’s Camera staff, will be announced on February 25 and notified via IG or FB direct message.
  • General admission is required to view the Orchid Showcase.
  • January 17 and February 17 are SCFD Free Days.
    • Advanced online registration is required to ensure that we can accommodate people safely given ongoing COVID-19 concerns. 
    • Tickets will be released on the 15th of the current month for the following month.


  • 1st: $100 Mike’s Camera gift card, orchid plant
  • 2nd: $50 Mike’s Camera gift card, orchid plant
  • 3rd: $25 Mike’s Camera gift card, orchid plant 

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