Category Archives: macro

A poem for the day

Roses are red (or white, pink, yellow, orange or combos) Violets are blue Here’s a Screaming Neon Red shrub rose for you! Happy Valentines Day – Teri

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A hot orchid on a cold day

Definitely a respite from the cold, snow, rain, ice and gloom is the orchid show at the Franklin Park Conservatory here in Columbus, Ohio.  A visit here lifts ones winter spirits until you put your layers back on and head … Continue reading

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Lost in time and space and now ice

That’s what the past two weeks have felt like – being lost in time and space!  If things could go upside down and inside out, guess what? They did!  And with more panache than was really necessary but if you’re … Continue reading

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Two Toned Anthurium

Besides the annual orchid exhibit (and the butterflies coming in March) there are year round plants at the Franklin Park Conservatory here in Columbus, Ohio.  I’ve always seen the solid red anthuriums there but this year they pulled a fast … Continue reading

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Flamingo Flower – Anthurium “Tickled Pink”

Teri 📷

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Orchids – More Cymbidiums

From the moment I saw my first cymbidium I thought “These flowers look like little cartoon aliens with two big front teeth that are sticking their tongues out at the world!”  Maybe this just means that I watch too many … Continue reading

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Phalaenospsis Orchids

“Phalaenopsis /ˌfælɪˈnɒpsɪs/ Blume (1825), commonly known as moth orchids,[2] is a genus of about seventy species of orchids in the family orchid. Orchids in this genus are monopodial epiphytes or lithophytes with long, coarse roots, short, leafy stems and long-lasting, flat flowers arranged in a flowering stem that often branches near the end. Orchids … Continue reading

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