2012 Flower Show goes Hawaiian, organizers announce details

    Promotions for the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show are in full swing now that the week-long event is a month out.

    Organizers held a news conference today to share details of the event, and — flower lover or not — there is something for everyone.

    Kids can hang out in their own little lounge and men pretending not to be bothered by the smell can retire to the Man Cave, complete with a home theater for college sports-viewing.

    And, oh, right, there will be flowers.

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    The “Hawaii: Islands of Aloha” theme will be everywhere. Waterfalls will look like lava and sculptural forms will end in waves as hula and fire dancers perform around the plants you’d normally only see on the Hawaiian islands.


    The Man Cave is part of the Flower Show’s new partnership with SugarHouse Casino. Aside from providing some non-Hawaiian entertainment, SugarHouse is helping with other events and also providing free transportation to the Convention Center for guests who park in the casino lot.

    The Flower Show runs March 4 to 11.

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