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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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Orchid Show #2

Here we have the Cymbidiums or boat orchids.  I’m rather fond of these orchids as they look a bit comical to me; as if little space aliens are screaming their heads off.  Well… that’s how they look to me. Have … Continue reading

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Orchid Show #1

The phalaenopsis orchid may be the most popular and well recognized species of orchid; at least I think so.  When someone has an orchid plant in their home or office this is usually the one they have and you can … Continue reading

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The annual orchid show is back!

Phalaenopsis or Moth Orchid. Teri  📷 ( By the way, the current temperature as I type this here in central Ohio is -1 F and dropping.  Curse you polar vortex!)

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In the pink

I hope you are all feeling “in the pink” today like this phalaenopsis. Teri  📷

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This years theme

Every year at the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens there is a theme for the orchid show; this year it’s Orchids: Utopia.  As described on their web page:  The Conservatory is transformed into an ecological utopia, highlighting the natural … Continue reading

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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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