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Bird's Botanicals

8201 E. 23rd St., Kansas City, MO
+1 816-252-4478
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A hidden gem - tropics in a cave

Brought a group of 10 senior citizens (men & women) for a tour on Friday. Mr. Bird gave us the... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Kansas City, Missouri

Almost didn't go in because of the extremely rude guard at the gate, but once inside the cave... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Omaha, NE
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8201 E. 23rd St., Kansas City, MO
+1 816-252-4478
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Brought a group of 10 senior citizens (men & women) for a tour on Friday. Mr. Bird gave us the tour, taught us about growing orchids, explained the plants, and answered all questions. There are several rooms of beautiful orchids and exotic plants. Most are...More

Thank ks0kie
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Almost didn't go in because of the extremely rude guard at the gate, but once inside the cave leading up to the garden was completely worth it alone. Inside of the garden was amazing. If you love orchids or carnivorous plants you have to go...More

Thank leahleah16
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Took my sister-in-law and the rest of the family to this hidden surprise in one if Kansas City's many man-made caves. She has a beautiful backyard garden and was here visiting so I knew she would be amazed (as were we all) by the beautiful...More

Thank Jennifer_172
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I went to see their Corgi and to more or less poo poo their orchid collection. After all how could a cave in Kansas compete with the many orchid establishments in Florida, including mine. Was I ever taken back. Species and hybrids all under lights...More

Thank TropicalWrld
Reviewed 22 April 2015

the orchids are WONDERFUL. He has several varieties that are very rare. You can also purchase some of them. Every gardener should go!

Thank stevep931
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

I'm an orchid enthusiast from Nebraska, David Bird has been to most of the orchid shows there. So when I was in Kansas City, I just had to go and see the orchid cave. This is a very unique place with tons of common and...More

Thank Malachi L
Reviewed 19 February 2015

What a treat! I can't believe I haven't found this sooner. Mr. Bird has been the horticulturalist at several well-known gardens, including Powell Gardens, and he has had his business here for thirteen years. He and his staff gave us an impromptu tour, showing us...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Unless someone told you about this place, you'd never know it was here. It's in an underground cave off the beaten path. From the outside, it looks industrial, but once you get in there, it's like being in a rain forest of orchids. The workers...More

4  Thank Maryfrances W
Reviewed 18 February 2012

Imagine a place where they grow orchids from all over the world. Now imagine that it’s located in a cave. Not a dark, dank, cave with uneven floors, mud, stalactites, and stalagmites, but a well-lit clean dry underground storage space with a paved floor and...More

14  Thank Dmarkwind
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