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22 Feb 2015

Star-Studded Entrance– 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates Hollywood’s Silver Screen

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February 22, 2015 Category: Local Posted by:

Audrey, Elizabeth, Marilyn, and Clark reigned supreme on the Silver Screen. In 2015, the Philadelphia Flower Show will hearken back to an era of glamour, style and grace in the movies.

Fountains, gardens and three grand chandeliers will explode in a riot of color and blooms around one of the Show’s most magical moments, a fabulous art deco marquee that pays homage to the glory days of the great movie houses.

Floral wonders will abound. Stop and smell the roses- Judy Garland, Barbara Streisand, Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Cary Grant, Betty White, Henry Fonda and Grace Kelly. For the first time ever, fragrant roses honoring legendary film stars will permeate the Show floor.

Join us on this amazing journey as our Show designers start to create movie magic in flower!

Fast Flowery Facts:

1,400 Ferns

1,800 Calla Lilies of varying color

16 Arbor Vitae trees ranging from 22-24ft tall

12 Palm Trees ranging from 20-25ft tall

216 ft of boxwood garland

10,000+ dried flowers

37 ft x 13 ft Movie Screen


541 Marquee Light Bulbs

Let’s celebrate the 187th year of the Philadelphia Flower Show, the Flower Show’s legacy at the PCC and a Philadelphia tradition that we promise is never a sequel. Join us from February 28th– March 8th as we bring the drama, glamour and imagination to the Flower Show and Celebrate the Movies!

Follow all the #FlowerShow excitement on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook!

Special 2015 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Events!

Feb 27, 2015 7:00 PM

Black Tie Preview Party

Join us for an unbelievable party! The 2015 Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Philadelphia Flower Show Preview Party is an exclusive, first look at the fanciful flowers, luscious landscapes, and dare-to-dream designs of “Celebrate the Movies” before it opens to the public.

Mar 1, 2015 3:59 PM – Mar 1, 2015 5:59 PM

LGBT Party

The fifth annual LGBT Party in the ballroom pre-function space will be an evening of glitz and glamour on Sunday, March 1, from 4 to 6 p.m. Presented by G Philly, the event will kick off with a special introduction by PHS President Drew Becher.

Mar 2, 2015 8:00 AM – Mar 6, 2015 9:00 PM

Early Morning Tours

Experience a VIP Flower Show visit. Book an Early Morning Tour and enjoy a private tour of the exhibits with behind-the-scene stories provided by an expert guide.

Mar 4, 2015 8:00 AM – Mar 6, 2015 9:00 PM

Early Morning Photography Tour

Calling all photographers! Don’t miss an Early Morning tour led by nationally renowned photographers. Learn tips and techniques along with a private tour of the best areas of the Show to photograph.

Mar 4, 2015 6:00 PM – Mar 4, 2015 8:00 PM

Wedding Wednesday

On Wednesday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m., Philadelphia Wedding invites brides and their bridal parties to get inspired by local bridal fashion, highlighting the best vendors of the local wedding industry.

Mar 5, 2015 4:00 PM – Mar 5, 2015 7:00 PM

Campus Philly’s Open Arts College Night

This evening for college students will take place at the PHS Pop Up Garden at the Backlot. Movies, music, entertainment and giveaways will be part of this new event. Special ticket pricing is available for students.

Mar 5, 2015 5:30 PM – Mar 5, 2015 8:00 PM

Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out at the Philadelphia Flower Show presented by Philadelphia Style magazine kicks off in style with a red-carpet entrance courtesy of Century 21 Department Stores and a photo opportunity with Philadelphia Style’s editor-in-chief Kristin Detterline.

Mar 6, 2015 6:00 PM – Mar 6, 2015 7:00 PM

Fido Friday

Four-legged friends and their owners are invited to the first-ever “Fido Friday” on March 6. The evening will include a canine fashion show and a walk on the red carpet with photo ops.

Mar 8, 2015 8:00 AM – Mar 8, 2015 6:00 PM

Cinderella Sunday

Princesses and princes of all ages are invited to come dressed as their favorite Disney royalty and walk the red carpet on March 8.

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