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chicagobotanic #orchidfacts--Yes! There are true black orchids, bred by Fred Clarke, who appropriately has a genus named after him. Cultivar 'Black Pearl' is shown below; the Black Diamond orchid (Fredclarkeara After Dark 'Black Diamond' FCC/AOS) is the inspiration for the Tom Ford perfume, Black Orchid. #theorchidshow 4d
  •   theolsonfarm Gorgeous! How do you find these to grow, or can you? 4d
  •   theolsonfarm Your comments are confusing: is this Black Pearl or Black Diamond cultivar shown? 4d
  •   anniefriday @simonperrystudio Check out the Tom Ford factoid here. 4d
  •   chicagobotanic @theolsonfarm The cultivar shown here is Black Pearl. Black Diamond is very similar, but more true black. Our photo is courtesy Stephen Moffitt at catasetinae.com. Visit his site for more extraordinary orchids, or try a google search of both cultivar names to see where you can get one of your own. 4d
  •   theolsonfarm Thank you! 4d

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chicagobotanic Orchid trivia time! Check out these short-lived, but extreme blooms: Bulbophyllum medusa 'Miami' bears tiny mophead flowers that look like Medusa heads—but they only last a week. #theorchidshow #orchidfacts 2w

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chicagobotanic Staff from many disciplines around the Garden got a tour of Nielsen-Massey today as research for one of our featured orchids in The Orchid Show: the vanilla orchid! (Our exhibition opens February 15, 2015.) Part of a fascinating collection, these vintage ice cream molds are on display in the reception area. #vanillaisnotplain #omnomnom #TheOrchidShow 2mon

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dhebeeluv Most favorite flower! Orchidaceae atau dalam bahasa Indonesia ANGGREK.. Kalo yang ini ntah anggrek bulan ambon atau udah masuk dalam Grammatophyllum rumphianum.. Bagi yang tau tlg infoin yaa.. :D
#orchid #orchidaddicted #flower #flora #anggrek #plants #indonesiatreasure #tropicalflower #exploreindonesia #discoveryindonesia #plantae #magnoliophyta #liliopsida #asparagales #theorchidshow #bandung
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mjmpaz Take me back The Orchid Show @ NY Botanical Garden. Full of #colors #reflection #orchidNYBG #NYBG #TheOrchidShow #DelTimboAlTambo 8mon

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idrisstv "It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary" #TheAlchemist
#iLoveNature #TheOrchidShow #BotanicalGardens #GodYouAreAGenius
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  •   mforss1756 Is it worth going to? In June? We re gonna be there the 10th 8mon
  •   andrew_sander @mforss1756 Could be nice...the orchid show ends this week, but I'm sure they'll have something cool in June. Check their website. 8mon
  •   mforss1756 @andrew_sander that was not convincing lol we ll do other shit instead! 8mon

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mjmpaz Endless colors in full bloom #TheOrchidShow #NYBG #DelTimboAlTambo #NewYork 8mon

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