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Willy Wonka’s Favorite Orchids

You may be wondering what does Willy Wonka have to do with orchids?  He’d love these because they smell amazingly like milk chocolate! Every year these deliciously fragrant orchids make their home in the same area of the Franklin Park … Continue reading

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Photo Safari at The Wilds – Sichuan Takin

The takin, also called cattle chamois or gnu goat, is a goat-antelope found in the eastern Himalayas. The four subspecies are: B. t. taxicolor, the Mishmi takin; B. t. bedfordi, the Shaanxi takin or golden takin; B. t. Wikipedia Whatever … Continue reading

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Burgundy Slippers

Today is the last day of my orchid series and in reality I believe the show ends today here as well.  Stay tuned for a new series…as soon as I figure out what it will be.  Have a great weekend … Continue reading

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Cradled

 

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Who’s Howard and what was his dream?

Beallara Marfitch – Howard’s Dream.

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That’s not the shape of my heart…

But it is the shape of an anthurium plant; commonly known as tail flower, flamingo flower and lace leaf.  It’s a very pretty plant but it is also poisonous with sap that is irritating to the eyes and skin.    … Continue reading

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Oncidiums

At least I think they are in the oncidium genus of orchids.  If someone knows their names please leave it in a comment; I forgot to take notice of their name tags at the orchid show.  All I know for … Continue reading

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