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Read below for the latest happenings at The Spheres, written by Amazon Horticulture.
This rare plant usually takes about seven years to produce its first bloom, which only remains open for about 48 hours.
Gone are the days of a stuffy, strict corporate landscape—Amazon’s urban arboretum fits right into the neighborhood.
The horticulture staff worked with many botanical gardens and universities across the globe to curate The Spheres' plant collection.
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The Helix will be the center of Amazon's D.C. headquarters, featuring indoor botanical gardens and biophilic design.
Amazon Horticulture donated +2,000 plants from its collection as part of a fundraiser for Woodland Park Zoo. It was the first time the plants are were made available to the public for purchase.
In June 2019, The Spheres welcomed the blooming of its second green-and-purple Amorphophallus titanum—better known as the corpse flower.
A rainforest is thriving in one of the most unlikely places: Amazon's campus in downtown Seattle.
Architecture Digest features how designers devised a plan for symbiotic cohabitation between workers and plants at The Spheres.
Admission to the unguided tour of this jungle-like workspace is free, but visitors will need to reserve a time slot online.
“Alexa, open the Spheres,” commanded Jeff Bezos, and with that, Amazon’s hybrid greenhouse and office space the Spheres officially launched.
After seven years of planning and construction, Amazon’s mini rainforest spheres opened in South Lake Union, Seattle.
"Rubi" is the 55-foot-tall, 36,000-pound rusty fig tree (Ficus rubiginosa) that was lowered by a crane through the top of The Spheres.