What a show!
The final count on species topped 700.
The number of visitors was 1,110, but we know there were people
who never got counted.
It was a great 50th anniversary
Founded in 1965, the Glide Wildflower Show is
the largest display of native flora in the northwest. Over
600 species of flowers, shrubs, grasses, ferns, lichens and
mosses are gathered by dozens of collecting teams who travel
throughout southwest Oregon from the Cascade Mountains to the
Oregon's changing weather provides each year's event with a
different combination of species in bloom. Identity of
each specimen is confirmed by professional botanists and
artfully vased for display.
Additional displays feature noxious weeds, medicinal plants,
natural dyes, and photographs of rare and endangered plants.
Mark your calendar the the last full weekend of April.
Glide Community Center
20062 N Umpqua hwy
for a map