Sunday, August 01, 2010

Orchids, Today's Flowers, Sunday, August 1, 2010


Orchids, Today's Flowers, Sunday, August 1, 2010






























27 comments:

  1. Oh my!
    THESE are amazing Oh how I love orchids, so fragile and unique. Please send me #5 and #7. (LOL)

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  2. They are stunning, Carmen. That lady's slipper is amazing!

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  3. Beautiful flowers! Your photos are really pretty. I love the one that looks like it has whiskers.

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  4. Those are gorgeous. I always find orchids to be both beautiful and a little unsettling.

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  5. Beautiful flowers. Love the variety.

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  6. orchids are magically wonderful. thanks for sharing these.

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  7. it...thanks for the post!

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  8. i love orchids Carmen, i don't think i have seen a red dancing lady ( 3rd picture, i do not know the name in US ) but it is my favorite orchid in the Philippines, and the butterfly orchids are awesome.

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  9. so gorgeous. ,,,,I love the spotted ones....they are like little animals are something.....

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  10. A brilliant variety of the most gorgeous flowers. Thanks for sharing.
    An English Girl Rambles

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  11. I love orchids and these are awesome! My favourite is in the bottom shot.

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  12. so beautiful and exotic. my mom would be in heaven if she has more orchids in her garden.

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  13. I love the header to your website..Simply beautiful... are the Orchid's

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  14. Beautiful flowers

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  15. Beautiful orchids and photos! They are just exquisite, especially the pink ones. Thanks so much for coming by and for the follow!

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  16. orchids are so elegant, and so varied.

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  17. Surely look like paintings ! Please have a good new month and week.

    daily athens

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  18. Beautiful orchids. Great shots.

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  19. Stunning pictures!!
    Beautiful orchids.

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  20. Dulce -
    Aren't these orchids beautiful? They are about $29 each at Sloat Garden Center...a bit pricey for my budget, except for maybe one a month. But, with my horrible blue thumb, I don't think I'd evene attempt it.


    Poetic Shutterbug -
    You must have all of the exact same flowers! See you on Tuesday, about 9AM. Hope we find some great pictures.

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  21. steviewren -
    Our biggest orchid growers in South San Francisco long ago made its demise for modernization. They used to have the best selections.

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  22. Stunning! I love orchids, but have not seen many over here.

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  23. Glynis -
    Orchids really seem to love the foggy climate here.

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  24. Poetic Shutterbug -
    We'll have to do another jaunt to Sloat when we visit Abby next time.


    steviewren -
    You should have seen my friend and I in that garden center, clicking away with our cameras. Of course, we did buy a single orchid.


    lazyclick -
    I was amazed that garden center had so many varieties of orchids. The least expensive was $29.99, I believe.


    Tammie Lee -
    Orchids are so exotic and such incredible colors.


    ma thet zin -
    I'm glad you liked this orchid post.


    betchai -
    I'm sure there must be so many orchids in the Philippines. When I was in Singapore, there were orchids everywhere. It was so incredible.
    The "red dancing lady" is so beautiful.


    Susan Erikson -
    They were all so beautiful but I didn't notice that any of them had a fragrance.


    Denise -
    I just wish I had the budget to purchase all those orchids!


    JM -
    It's funny - people have different favorites. I guess it's good there are lots of orchid varieties.


    Luna Miranda -
    If only I could successfully grow orchids - but to pay thirty dollars for a plant ( or more ), only to kill it, doesn't appeal to me.

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  25. Larry - of all the pictures I've taken in my lifetime, that header photo is my favorite.


    sm -
    Everytime I look at those daisies, it makes me feel happy.


    Marguerite -
    Glad you like my orchids and the daisies. Flowers add so much to our lives, don't they?


    chubskulit -
    There are sure a lot more varieties than I ever imagined.


    Kamana -
    Orchids are very special flowers. They have such beautiful faces.


    ρομπερτ -
    Robert, art of the Almighty! I guess we could hardly improve on that. Even if one is not religious, it's hard not to believe in something divine when you see beauty like this.


    eden -
    So glad you like my orchid photos.


    guild-rez -
    I was so pleased the pictures turned out so well.

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  26. These are some of the orchids we have at the Belle Isle Conservatory. They are incredibly stunning!

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