Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A BUZZ IN THE AIR - Double Dutch at the Bellagio Conservatory - Spring 2012

A HUGE buzz, as a matter of fact...
Easter weekend brought about a change in the air at the Bellagio Hotel/Casino Conservatory - the new Spring 2012 display.  Spring flowers as far as the eye could see...8,283 flowers, as a matter of fact.  Tulips, Hydrangeas, Poppies, Daffodils, Lilies...add to that a full-sized windmill, OVERsized Dutch wooden shoes, a gorgeous carousel, large "umbrella flowers", and beautiful, gigantic bumblebees - everyone was ABUZZ!




A bed of Poppies that would have made the Wicked Witch of the East proud...
I do think that the upper right photo of ruffled edge Tulips, before blooming, are slightly reminiscent of the carnivorous Audrey from "Little Shop of Horrors"...
A chocolate waterfall, and it could have almost been Wonkaland...

All this splendor will be on display through May 13 - did I mention FREE? It IS, and not to be missed if you're out Vegas way...we're not all sand and slot machines.  Happy Spring!

7 comments:

oldgreymare said...

i love the way your mind works.. Only you could see movies in flowers...I guess I need to get over there huh? Please don't make me like it here..lol I've spent 36 years building this rotten attitude. :D
xx
z

Dorthe said...

So many stunning flowers, dear- I LOVE the ruffled tulips, they are gorgeous, wow what colours- they would be very welcomed in my garden-
Hugs-xx
Dorthe

Createology said...

Your photos of all this glorious Spring colors are beautiful. Visiting the Belagio and this indoor garden display is like a peaceful repast...not at all the casino sounds and smells. Blissful...

Ronna said...

Beautiful pics! I forget we have this Bellagio Conservatory here in town....and yes, we are not all sand and slot machines as your pretty pictures show. Now I have to go see it in person!

Mary said...

Wow - a botanist's dream! I'm going to have to come visit Vegas soon! The photos are wonderful - you have a very good eye. (And those unopened flowers did look like Audrey!)

Mandy said...

I hope I make it to Vegas before May 13! I really miss going down to those exhibits, this one is wonderful! Thanks for sharing!! By the way your photographs are fantastic!

vicki said...

Totally amazing--- the "flowerful" ( made that word up!!) display is amazing. We love the conservatory-- it's one of our favorite places in LV!

Your pictures are beautiful!
Vicki