Gallery: PHOTOS: Patrick Blanc’s Enchanting Vertical Garden Wonderland ...

If you love the drama and wonder of green walls but have never experienced one in real life, don't miss your chance to see Patrick Blanc's dazzling display of living tapestries created for the New York Botanical Garden's 10th Annual Orchid Show (it ends this weekend!). The annual Orchid Show already inspires an enthusiasm akin to mania amongst orchid-lovers, but for their 10th year, they really wanted to blow people away botanically. So they sought out the help of Patrick Blanc, a botanist who has created some of the world's most jaw-dropping vertical garden installations. With the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory as his canvas and flora as his medium, Blanc painted a tropical wonderland, lacing archways, walls and even a breathtaking "green cube" with 7,000 luscious orchids. If you can't make it to the show before it ends on April 22, you can click through the vibrant photos we snapped to see everything you'll be missing, but you really have no excuse since Inhabitat readers get 20% off admission (keep reading for the details). And if you need even more coaxing, one of the NYBG's gardeners told us that even Sigourney Weaver stopped by to marvel at the magical gardens.

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