About the Show

During The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary, step out of the bustling city and into the Florida Keys, where the dramatic beauty of a flourishing tropical garden is amplified by vibrant architecture that recalls this particular island's charm and ambience. The Enid A. Haupt Conservatory's sprawling glasshouse galleries are transformed into a modernist Key West estate garden, where an effusion of orchids—including Vanda (rainbow orchids), Dendrobium (cane orchids), and Cymbidium (Asian corsage orchids)—bloom among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.

About the Designer

Francisca P. Coelho, Vivian and Edward Merrin Vice President for Glasshouses and Exhibitions at the Garden, is best known for her plantsmanship and key role in the design and development of high-style shows in the Haupt Conservatory.