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: Lilacs

Submitted by on June 30, 2018 – 8:09 amNo Comment
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Lilacs in Beijing, ChinaLilacs originated in Turkey, so it’s logical that they spread east as well as west.

Blooming lilacs lined the streets in Beijing, China, when I visited last April. Beautiful sight — and smell!

(Photo ©2018 by Susan McKee)

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