Flower power in winter: Philadelphia Flower Show features 23 floral designers from around the world

Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre, the Philadelphia Flower Show (above). features displays by designers such as Ohio-based Nick McCullough.
Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre, the Philadelphia Flower Show (above) features displays by designers such as Ohio-based Nick McCullough.PHOTOS: WASHINGTON POST
Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre, the Philadelphia Flower Show features displays by designers such as Ohio-based Nick McCullough (above).
Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Centre, the Philadelphia Flower Show features displays by designers such as Ohio-based Nick McCullough (above).PHOTOS: WASHINGTON POST

This year's Philadelphia Flower Show features 23 floral designers from around the world

PHILADELPHIA • From afar, Mr Nick McCullough's display at this year's Philadelphia Flower Show is dense with June-flowering perennials and there is something of the English cottage garden about it.

But close up, he wants viewers to be transported to the stage of Woodstock - yes, the Woodstock music festival in 1969 - looking out to a sea of tie-dyed, peace-loving children of Aquarius, reincarnated almost 50 years on as astilbes, yarrows, salvias and coneflowers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 09, 2019, with the headline 'Flower power in winter'. Print Edition | Subscribe