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Orchids: A View from the East

Bletilla striata marginata

“Orchids: A View from the East,” a joint exhibition by Smithsonian Gardens and the U.S. Botanic Garden, opens at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History on Saturday, Jan. 29. This 16th-annual orchid exhibition will display more than 300 plants representing 50 varieties of orchids, such as Bletilla striata, the flower shown here. (Courtesy James Olsen)