International Orchid Festival Held In Wellington

Event organizers Michael Sands with Tangled Roots Orchid Nursery in Loxahatchee and Pam Waters of Orchids in Bloom in Apopka.

The Wellington International Orchid Festival, sponsored and hosted by Orchids in Bloom in Apopka and Loxahatchee’s Tangled Roots Orchid Nursery, took place at Wellington’s Village Park on Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18. More than 1,300 people attended the festival, a first for Wellington, which featured 34 vendors in 31 booths, including those traveling from across Florida, and as far away as Taiwan, Thailand and Hawaii. The festival featured hundreds of uncommon orchids, collectible aroids, exotic plants, growing supplies and more.