Tag Archives: Exotic Flowers

The Orchid that Looks like a Bee!


I spy with my little eye a bee on a flower. Or do I? Upon a second glance, that’s not a bee at all! It’s a bee orchid, a type of orchid that looks like a bee resting on a … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Birds of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae)


Birds of Paradise or Strelitzia reginae is one of the most recognized tropical plants. The bright orange sepals and purple petals emerging from the light green stalks resemble its namesake, a colourful bird with long feathers. As a garden plant, … Continue reading

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Escape Winter With These Tropical Flowers


Winter isn’t always fun, especially if you live in a climate like Canada, where it is cold and snowy for almost 6 months of the year! Shoveling driveways and sidewalks gets tiring and tedious. Walking around with layers upon layers … Continue reading

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1 Orchid – 240 Blooms!


Maureen Wood loves Orchids & has collected them from places like Singapore & Spain. She’s been growing them for years but never before has she seen anything like this! This plant, a Cymbidium Orchid, which faithfully flowers every Christmas season … Continue reading

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It’s an Orchid Lovers Dream!


Edmonton’s Muttart Conservatory has devoted an entire pyramid to the Orchid. After a full year of planning the incredible display is open to the public from now until Oct 23. If you’re avid about Orchids this is a DO NOT … Continue reading

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