Journey through Costa Rica at the Kew Gardens Orchid Festival

Community news on behalf of Kew Gardens | 31 January 2022

The annual festival takes place form Saturday 5 February to Sunday 6 March 2022.

Immerse yourself in a celebration of Costa Rica’s vibrant colours, culture and magnificent plant life. The stunning horticultural displays bring to life the incredible biodiversity of Central America through the culture and colours of a country home to 6% of the world's flora and fauna species.

Transport yourself to the tropics in our route weaving through the Princess of Wales Conservatory, and don't miss the vibrant installations of monkeys, sea turtles and the native quetzal bird — a symbol of Costa Rican forest protection.

Orchids 2022 showcases the collaboration between local experts and Kew scientists in their mission to understand Costa Rica's wonderful plant life.

Entry to the festival is included in the price of a gardens ticket.

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Updated: 31 January 2022

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