Tag Archives: Franklin Park Conservatory

Heads or Tails – Shooting through water

Shooting through water can give you some very nice or very blurry images depending on what you are shooting, with what and how close to the surface your subject matter is.  Oh, and how clear the water is; the clearer … Continue reading

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Last of the orchids

Let me rephrase that, last of the orchids from my one visit to the orchid show.  I’m pretty sure that I will be going back… well I hope I will anyway. Enjoy! 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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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”

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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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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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Orchid Show #3

I’m not sure if these are Miltonias,  Oncidiums, both or maybe an entirely different species.  I’m not sure but what I do know is that I look forward to this orchid show every year.  By the way, if you do … Continue reading

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