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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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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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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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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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I’m going to miss you!

Summer that is… I am going to miss summer.  But as we still have about two weeks of it left to go, I shall enjoy it as much as I can.  While looking forward to wearing sweatshirts and hoodies (I … Continue reading

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Trillium

Spring has definitely arrived when the trilliums are blooming.  Did you know that all trillium species belong to the lily family and even more important, do not pick them!  If you do you injure the plant to the point that … Continue reading

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