2013 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show


Brilliant! It was this year’s PHS Philadelphia Flower show theme, but it also how most people thought about the event. The show that took place this past week from March 2-10, was innovative, beautiful and extraordinary. In other words, it was brilliant.

The British-inspired exhibits were the stars of the show, which celebrated Britain’s iconic landmarks and icons with a contemporary twist. One of the first things people saw were the showstopping Royal Gates, which were made of clear tubes and filled with flowers. Other exhibits included a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, foggy London seascapes, Crown Jewel display and a giant Union Jack.

2013 Philadelphia Flower Show- Royal Gates

Photo credit: pennlive.com

the British theme 2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

Photo Credit: pennlive.com

2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

Photo Credit: Pennlive.com

Along with the exhibits, attendees had the opportunity to buy home and garden products from 140 different vendors, sample wines and spirits, learn from garden experts and most importantly, see amazing flower sculptures!

The PHS Philadelphia Flower Show is the largest indoor flower show in the United States and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world each March.  It was started in 1829 by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) with a goal to “garden, green and educate.”

About Connor Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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