Tag Archives: orchids

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 ūüď∑    

Posted in Flowers, life, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

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

Posted in event, Flowers, life, macro, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Flowers, life, macro, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Phalaenospsis Orchids

“Phalaenopsis¬†/ňĆf√¶l…™ňąn…íps…™s/¬†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

Posted in event, Flowers, life, macro, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in event, Flowers, life, macro, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in event, Flowers, life, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in event, Flowers, Nature, Ohio, photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments