Category Archives: Flowers

Flamingo Flower – Anthurium “Tickled Pink”

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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¬†/ňĆf√¶l…™ňąn…íps…™s/¬†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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Wordless Wednesday – Captive Cypripedium (Lady Slipper)

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The return of the orchids

If it’s January then it means besides being cold and grey outside (although just the other day it was sunny and upper 60’s) it’s time for the annual Franklin Park Conservatory orchid show here in Columbus, Ohio.¬†¬†The show just opened … Continue reading

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Seasons Overlap

The calendar has announced that here in this hemisphere we have just entered the season of fall.¬† But as we all know, no matter what the calendars say, nature may and often says something different.¬† Nature has been known to … Continue reading

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Sometimes…

There are times when seeing things in just black and white shows you dimensions you might not otherwise have paid attention to if you weren’t drawn to the colors instead.¬†¬†In this case I am showing just how different a colorful … Continue reading

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