Tag Archives: orchids

Cymbidiums Again

This is one of the orchids at the show that had a wonderful fragrance although some would say the one orchid species that smells like chocolate wins the prize.

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Shy

Some shy little Cymbidium orchids not fully opened.

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Oncidium Wildcat ‘Yellow’

I’ve often come upon a species of butterfly that I’ve never seen before when I visit butterfly exhibits but not so much with orchids.  I’m starting to get the hang of the names of the orchids when their show returns … Continue reading

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Cradled

 

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Who’s Howard and what was his dream?

Beallara Marfitch – Howard’s Dream.

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They’re Back!

The orchids have returned to the Franklin Park Conservatory and we were there today.  Here is just a preview of things to come later…

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Would you like some Pi with that Phalaenopsis?

This image marks the end of the orchid show and moving on to some other parts of the conservatory.  To be totally honest, I really don’t know what type of orchid this is as it was closed and turned away … Continue reading

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A Saturday Orchid

No idea what kind of orchid this is other than I love its colors.  Have a great weekend everyone and for those of you in the USA whose states participate, it’s that time of year again when we lose an … Continue reading

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Oncidiums

At least I think they are in the oncidium genus of orchids.  If someone knows their names please leave it in a comment; I forgot to take notice of their name tags at the orchid show.  All I know for … Continue reading

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Shades of Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis /ˌfælᵻˈnɒpsɪs/ Blume (1825), known as moth orchids, abbreviated Phal in the horticultural trade,[2] is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species. Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular orchids in the trade, through the development of many artificial hybrids. … Continue reading

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