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The Exotic Orchid


ORCHIDS (Orchidaceaea) Symbolizes refinement, thoughtfulness, mature charm and is a symbol of exotic beauty. With an estimated 25,000 different types existing naturally and more being discovered each year, Orchids are one of the largest flowering plant families. Although they are … Continue reading

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Australian Banksia


Banksias are members of the Proteaceae family, which has more than 1,400 species including Protea, Leucospermum (pincushions), Leucadendron and Telopea in addition to Banksia. Proteaceae is an ancient family, perhaps one of the oldest known groups of flowering plants. Scientific … Continue reading

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More Weird and Wacky


After reading Flowerjedi’s recent post about a “Triffid-Like” plant I had to shake my head… so here is something I think falls into the Weird and Wacky category but is a bit more “down to earth”. Sorry folks no classic … Continue reading

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Some Weird and Wacky


As an old Sci-Fi fan and flower lover when I spotted this article about a “Triffid-like” plant I thought…..how cool is that. Naturally I just knew I had to post something on my favorite blog. Now I realize that some … Continue reading

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Blue Mystique: The World’s First Blue Orchid


On Jan. 19, 2011, Silver Vase Nursery, an American grower specializing in orchids,  proudly introduces the Blue Mystique, the world’s first blue orchid. The Blue Mystique blue orchid is not painted or hybridized. It is the result of a patented … Continue reading

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Better watch your orchids around this guy!


When I stumbled upon this I thought that it was well suited for a site named FunFlowerFacts. Hope it makes you chuckle like it did me…. Legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards can add one more item to his list … Continue reading

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Tired of the old Christmas Bird AKA Turkey – Try the Bird of Paradise


Christmas is over and if you are like me, the turkey dinner, turkey sandwiches and turkey soup have run their course. Time to bring in the new Bird – Bird of Paradise is always a nice addition to your home … Continue reading

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