Fall is in full swing at Bellagio Conservatory

The fall display at the Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens includes a 1,200 pound live pumpkin.

Twelve hundred pounds. Now that’s a lot of pie.

Pumpkin power.

The harvest-inspired exhibit features whimsical pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, scads of seasonal plants and flowers, oversized acorns, illuminated water arches and twinkling birch trees. Here’s a breakdown by the numbers:

  • More than 51,000 fresh seasonal flowers
  • Live pumpkins ranging from 450 to 1,200 pounds
  • Two oversized floral apples comprised of more than 2,400 red carnations
  • A 40-foot-tall working wood watermill
  • A 28-foot-tall enchanted talking tree
  • A 12-foot-tall harvest basket filled with pumpkins and mystical creatures
  •  A 10-foot-tall papa bear and 6-foot-tall baby bear made of reindeer moss, hydrangeas and yarrow
  • A floral interpretation of Georgia O’Keeffe’s “Red Tree, Yellow Sky” in conjunction with the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art’s exhibit “Painting Women,” comprised of 1,200 mixed cut flowers

The Bellagio Conservatory is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The fall exhibit will remain on display through Nov. 30.  Admission is free. Pie is not included.