Everything about the Biltmore Estate in North Carolina is on a lavish scale and the conservatory, although not as large as some, is packed with every variety of hothouse plant imaginable.
Designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt, the conservatory provided flowers and plants for Biltmore House during the Vanderbilt family’s time there.
The orchid room is filled with exotic blooms in gorgeous colors.
Many of the plants were familiar to us but there were others that we had never seen before.
So many different colors, shapes and textures at every turn.
And quiet places to sit and enjoy the surroundings.
From weird to wonderful, every nook and cranny was filled with plants to delight the eye and capture the imagination. Nature is amazing, isn’t it!
The conservatory at Biltmore has something of interest for everyone.