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Flowers and Ice

Earlier this year, a talented Japanese artist, Azuma Makoto, put on an exhibit titled “ICED FLOWERS”. The exhibition featured compositions of beautiful flowers encased inside massive blocks of ice. Cymbidium orchids, anthurium, and helliconia were just a few of the … Continue reading

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Scientists Discover first Known Predator to Disguise itself as a Flower!

I thought this article was really cool and a glimpse into how resourceful nature can really be! You might notice the lack of original content in this post, but we thought was way too neat not to share! Original Article … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Vanda Orchid

Vanda or Vanda Orchid is a highly prized orchid valued for its large, fragrant, and long lasting flowers that come in many rich and vibrant colours, including blue, red, pink and yellow. Flowers grow to be 1-4 inches in diameter. … Continue reading

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Fun Flower Facts: Dendrobium Orchid

The dendrobium (den-DRO-bee-um) orchid is the largest genus of orchids, containing over 1200 species native to Southeast Asia (i.e Thailand, Singapore) varying in forms, sizes and colours.  They are available in shades of whites, purple, red, pink, and yellow-green. Purple … Continue reading

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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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Celebrate Chinese New Year With These Flowers

Today is one of the happiest days for Chinese people! It’s Chinese New Year, one of the largest, most important holidays of the year! To celebrate this special occasion, homes are often decorated with assorted plants and flowers. In Chinese, … 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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How to Get Phalaenopsis Orchids to Re-bloom

From pure white to hot pink, there is a Phalaenopsis plant for every home decor! Phalaenopsis (fal-en-OP-sis) orchids, also commonly known as moth orchids, are some of the most beautiful flowers in the world and among the easiest orchids to … Continue reading

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2013 Colour of the Year: Emerald Green Flowers

Pantone, the globally recognized authority on colour, has declared emerald green as the colour of the year. This rich, luscious and ever so elegant colour will be big this year in weddings, fashion, home decor, and more! The colour, as … Continue reading

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Orchid named after Will and Kate

You know you are important when… you get a flower named after you, of course! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in Singapore recently to attend an orchid naming ceremony. It was a very special occasion, indeed! They royal … Continue reading

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