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.
Botanical gardens tend to have the most extensive …

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Flower of the Day: Alstroemeria

Submitted by on April 18, 2015 – 8:43 amNo Comment
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alstroemeria_mumbaiAlstroemeria — also called Peruvian lilies — are native to South America. When cut, they’re a long-lasting bloom.

These blossoms were spotted in the lobby of the Vivanta by Taj President Hotel in Mumbai, India. While smaller bouquets (suc as this one) dotted the tables in the lobby, a massive bouquet with quite literally thousands of flowers was centered in the registration desk circle.

(Photo ©2015 by Susan McKee)

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