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Hortus Forum takes the prize(s) at the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show

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Members of Hortus Forum, Cornell’s undergraduate horticulture club, entered 210 plants into competitions at the Philadelphia Flower Show last week and brought home 117 ribbons – including nine first places. Pictured, members of one of two competition teams fielded by HoFo (Veronika Vogel Class ‘21, Nathan Laurenz ‘22, and Seth Chrisman ‘23 with their blue-ribbon hare’s foot fern (Davallia canariensis.)

Congratulations to the members of Hortus Forum who exhibited over 200 plants at the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show. They received nine 1st place ribbons and over 100 ribbons for 2nd place, 3rd place and honorable mentions.

Started in 1829, the Philadelphia Flower Show is the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event, featuring stunning displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers. The 2020 show was held February 29 – March 8.

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