Savage Gardens: The Real and Imaginary World of Carnivorous Plants at the US Botanic Garden: May 26 - October 8, 2012
Savage Gardens: The Real and Imaginary World of Carnivorous Plants will be on view at the US Botanic Garden's Conservatory Terrace and East Gallery from May 26th through October 8th, 2012. Carnivorous plants fascinate with how they lure, catch, kill and digest insects. Savage Gardens tells the story of carnivorous plants and their astounding adaptations to inhospitable habitats. Get a true bugs-eye perspective of what it is like to be these plants' prey with super-sized sculptures and beds full of carnivorous plants. Combining science, botany and hands-on activity, Savage Gardens demonstrates the wonders of these unique plants and the importance of preserving the delicate environments in which they live.
For more information, visit: www.usbg.gov/exhibits.cfm