Monday Meanderings – Botanical Building, San Diego


Botanical Building Orchids

While visiting  San Diego, recently, we visited the Botanical Building in Balboa Park.  Our timing was perfect, as most of the orchids were in full bloom!  I love orchids and  have a few which recently bloomed at home.

Orchids in bloom at the Botanical Building, San Deigo The Botanical Building was built for the 1915-16 Exposition and is one of the largest lath structures in the world. The Botanical Building  includes more than 2,100 permanent plants, including a large collection of  orchids and other tropical plants.

Blooming orchids in Balboa Park in San DiegoI’m going to let the rest of the pictures speak for themselves-no words.  I hope you enjoy the wonderment and beauty of these flowers.  If you are an artist/artisan perhaps their colors and forms will inspire you to create.  Enjoy.

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2 thoughts on “Monday Meanderings – Botanical Building, San Diego

  1. Oh, WOW, Linda! Thanks for sharing! Are these in that big glass building, kind of Victorian looking, in Balboa Park? Have been there only once many, many years ago but the building and the plants really stand out in my mind!

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