To my dismay, I wasn’t going to be able to find the time to attend the annual Philadelphia Flower Show this year. Life and work was getting in the way.
But, an email delivered to my Inbox on Wednesday night changed all that. It mentioned the fact that the show was open until 9:30 PM each night and the crowds would be a lot more manageable. Hot damn, that’s it! I’ll just take the one hour drive right after work on Thursday and brave the traffic on RT 95.
The one hour drive turned out to be closer to two hours but it was all worth it.
The theme this year was “Hawaii, Islands of Aloha” and as is always the case with this show, it didn’t disappoint. I’m still recovering from sensory overload.
But enough about me, I’ll let the photos tell the story:
It wasn’t all tropical:
And a quick preview of my next post.
My absolute favorite display of all was “Garden of the Gods” which was chock full of a number of different Carex grasses:
Anyone else attend? What did you think?