Winter Means It’s Time for Orchid Shows
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Orchids are the perfect winter flower. Redolent of the tropics whether grown in a Northern greenhouse or “wild” in a rainforest, their colors, shapes and scents attract travelers.
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Flower of the Day: Allium

Submitted by on June 15, 2013 – 8:46 amNo Comment
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aliumThese brilliant purple allium were blooming along the mill race at the Ancaster Mill Restaurant in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, last month.

According to Wikipedia, Allium is a monocot genus of flowering plants, informally referred to as the onion genus. The generic name Allium is the Latin word for garlic.

(Photo ©2013 by Susan McKee)

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