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There’s more to the orchid than meets the eye. With a delicate, sculptural beauty and historical rarity, these exotic blooms carry an unrivaled symbol of refinement, luxury and mystery.. Check out these five interesting facts about one of the most popular flowers in the world!


Orchids have known all about the birds and bees far longer than we have, and use that knowledge to good advantage. When it comes to reproduction orchids are extremely versatile, but individually selective and have adapted themselves to use a variety of pollinators, with or without their consent.


4.0 out of 5 stars orchid isles: the story of Orchids in hawaii. June 25, 2008. Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. It was a short but interesting history of how orchids came by human intervention to the islands of Hawaii. The pictures are wonderful, and for the orchid enthusiast it sheds new light on how many orchids/hybrids evolved from the ...


Orchid Story & Origins The name orchid is derived from the Greek word “orkhis”. This exotic flower was named by an ancient Greek botanist named Theophrastos who thought that the fleshy underground tubers resembled the male anatomy. There are many types of orchids, with over 20,000 species in the world. One of the most popular […]


Orchids of War was on of those books that I just couldn't put down. I sometimes wake up in the middle of the night and if I can't sleep I will read for a few minutes...big mistake with Orchids of War! I was so caught up in the story, the characters and the adventure that instead of falling asleep it kept me awake.


2017 Update – The Bizzarre Official and Unofficial Story of Gubler Orchids 2017 – UPDATE Looking for something to do in the desert the first weekend of October? The Morongo Basin Orchid Festival is the place to be. On October 7th and 8th, 2017 join us at the 22nd annual Morongo Basin Orchid festival where you can look […]


Orchid Isles: The Story of Orchids in Hawaii * (Orchid Isles: The Story of Orchids in Hawaii) [Orchid Isles: The Story of Orchids in Hawaii] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. By Paul Wood Photography by Ron Dahlquist Author Paul Wood artfully describes the fascinating story of the history of orchids in the islands and how this beautiful species came to call Hawaii home.


The Orchid is an Edwardian musical comedy in two acts with music by Ivan Caryll and Lionel Monckton, a book by James T. Tanner, lyrics by Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank, and additional numbers by Paul Rubens. The story concerns marital mix-ups and the quest of a wealthy man for a $2,000 Peruvian orchid to be sent to France.


Rachel Nusbaum of Orchid Story. Sometimes, big, life-changing events happen. They leave us feeling bruised and a lot less like the person we know we are at our core. We divide our lives into the before and after. We wonder how to make sense of it and how to move on as the new me.


“And there's my poor endeavoring human desk at which I sit so often during the day, facing south, the papers and pencils and the coffee cup with sprigs of alpine fir and a weird orchid of the heights wiltable in one day– My Beechnut gum, my tobacco pouch, dusts, pitiful pulp magazines I have to read, view south to all those snowy majesties– The waiting is long.