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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)

Teri 📷

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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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