Don't miss the final weeks of the orchid show at Sarasota's Selby Botanical Gardens

The show, Endless Forms, runs through Nov. 25.

Think of Endless Forms as a sort of "secret lives of orchids" show. - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Think of Endless Forms as a sort of "secret lives of orchids" show.

Orchids are the sexiest plant in the botanical world. Their shape even mimics reproductive organs (true story). If the orchid were a movie star, it would be Marilyn Monroe (by comparison, that potted ivy in your office is Kevin Bacon — everywhere and unremarkable). Find out more —and see some incredibly rare specimens —at Endless Forms, the Selby Botanical Garden’s 2018 orchid show. Oh, and keiki? It’s the Hawaiian word for a baby orchid that’s the result of asexual reproduction. Plants are kinky, y’all.

Endless Forms | Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota | Through Nov. 25 | $20; free, members | | Subscribe to Creative Loafing's weekly events newsletter, Do This

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