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"Lights, Camera, Bloom" - The Silver Screen with a Green Thumb

In a world - where a groundhog sees his shadow, wind chill temperatures hit the single digits and the landscape is gray, there is an escape to beauty, color and lush landscapes. Immerse yourself in the 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show - “Celebrate the Movies.” 

It’s “Lights, Camera, Bloom” as you step onto a red carpet, enter a movie palace and experience an award-winning event that will leave you awestruck.  The show’s entrance gardens feature such stars as Rose – the All-American beauty, Calla Lily – the tropical temptress and Hosta – a lush perennial favorite.

Brilliant colors and displays from multi-talented landscapers and floral artists will leave you breathless in wonder. Jaw dropping landscapes featuring Disney inspired themes will bring you the magic of the movies and memories to cherish.

Watch as “Maleficent” delivers all her villainous splendor and “Cars” sets the speedometer to high-octane enjoyment.  You won’t have to Let It Go as the world of “Frozen” melts your heart, and the brand new live-action “Cinderella” highlights will leave you on the edge of your seat long after the stroke of midnight. Go “Into the Woods” and watch out for those cutthroat “Pirates of the Caribbean.”

Be a star and wander onto the set of the most intoxicating, cinematic tribute of the year. Be part of the silver screen experience that only the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show can deliver. You won’t need 3D Glasses for this blockbuster. Brought to you in Technicolor, the 186th installment of this annual extravaganza promises non-stop excitement.

Don’t be surprised if you overhear such memorable quotes as: “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a daisy” “May the ferns be with you” “Nobody puts baby’s breath in a corner” or “I’m going to make him a bouquet he can’t refuse.”  A cast of thousands including flowers, plants and eye-popping designs will please your senses, and leave you begging for more. You will leave the Convention Center humming the haunting love theme “My Horticulture Will Go On.”

Get ready for your close up as “Celebrate the Movies” premieres on February 28th at the Philadelphia Convention Center. If you are a super fan you can attend the Black Tie Preview Party the evening of February 27th.  Get an advanced look and be the first to issue rave reviews. The limited engagement runs through March 8th, so get your tickets now.

The show is produced by the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, and directed by Sam Lemheney. GMR Design designs the stunning entrance garden, and an international cast of landscape and floral designers create the show.  Bring the entire family. The show is rated G (Gardening).


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