Spring Has Sprung With An Art Installation At The Palazzo Las Vegas

Spring may still be a few days away, but it’s already in bloom at The Palazzo Las Vegas. This season’s art installation features giant irises, and butterflies that were inspired by the morpho butterfly species, known for its bright blue wings.

Butterflies At The Palazzo Atrium Waterfall
Spring Decore At The Palazzo Las Vegas

The butterflies suspended throughout The Palazzo’s Waterfall Atrium and Gardens have wingspans that range from 4 feet to 10 feet. The 38 butterflies, which took nearly a year to create, were made with a special material that emulates the delicate medium of stained glass.

Butterflies In The Palazzo
Butterflies At The Palazzo

The feature garden showcases three larger-than-life bearded irises reaching 10-15 feet high. Each iris is comprised of six petals, creating blooms that are approximately five feet in diameter.

Spring Display At The Palazzo
Bearded Irisis And Butterflies At The Palazzo

The irises are made of specially developed translucent material to complement the glass-like nature of the butterflies.

Spring Butterflies At The Palazzo Las Vegas
Spring 2016 Display At The Palazzo

The spring art installation was created by a collaboration of 23 artists and artisans from across the United States. More than 2,000 hydrangeas, spider mums, cymbidiums, Phalaenopsis orchids, ferns, phorium grasses, lamb’s ear foliage, baby tears, and aglaonema are used throughout the floral installation.

Spring Decore 2016 At The Palazzo
Large Butterflies Adorn The Palazzo Waterfall Atrium

Guests can experience spring at The Palazzo through June 5. Photo Credit The Palazzo

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