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  • Anguloa cliftonii

    The Orchid Column Mar 20, 2018 | 11:05 am

    Anguloa cliftonii The most elegant Tulip Orchid in our collection is Anguloa cliftonii. The lovely curvature of the lateral sepals make it instantly recognizable. Just visible between the pale yellow sepals are two red-marbled petals that are a shade lighter in color.Not[…]

  • Orchid Daze 2018

    The Orchid Column Mar 17, 2018 | 11:50 am

    Orchid Daze 2018 Spring is in full swing in Atlanta and nowhere is that more evident than here at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, where Orchid Daze 2018 and Atlanta Blooms are running concurrently. If your life seems flower deficient, the remedy is right[…]

  • Hey, Who Turned My Peristeria Yellow?

    The Orchid Column Mar 13, 2018 | 11:46 am

    Hey, Who Turned My Peristeria Yellow? This was a surprise. The sort of thing that happens in your dreams (especially if you are a plant breeder), but only rarely in real life: a novel color form in a batch of seedlings.Last August, Ron Determann and I[…]

  • What's New?

    The Orchid Column Mar 8, 2018 | 11:43 am

    What's New? Hello there! It's great to see you again. I hope you all are doing well. I took a bit of time off from blogging in order to heed the siren call of some other big projects here, but it's time[…]

  • Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica

    The Orchid Column Oct 13, 2017 | 11:36 am

    Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica One of my favorite Phalaenopsis is our magnificent hieroglyphica 'Orchidglade.' It's a stunner.It's flowers are larger, the colors richer and the blooming season much longer -six months!- than our other hieroglyphicas, which flower September through November. 'Orchidglade' is a vigorous grower and[…]



The Fuqua Orchid Center provides an exciting opportunity for visitors to see the Atlanta Botanical Garden's distinguished orchid collection. Unique in the United States, its mission is the display and conservation of orchids and the education of visitors about orchids.

The glasshouse complex showcases the Atlanta Botanical Garden's existing tropical orchid collection and provides specialized facilities for a new collection of montane orchids that grow at high elevations.

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