Patrick Blanc, a Paris botanist and artist has built a reputation creating lavish vertical gardens all over the world. His work at The New York Botanical Garden features some orchids, but mostly he focuses on what he calls "vegetative architecture and the color of leaves."
Patrick Blanc invented the modern concept of "the green wall." He is considered a "rock star" in the field of creative botany.
Video - See a BBC interview with Orchid Show designer, Patrick Blank here.
Photos - You can view 11 photos from the 10th Annual Orchid Show here at the post "Spring Colors in Bloom at Orchid Show" from the website, DNA info.com.
The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden runs now through April 22, 2012. You can get tickets here.
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