Orchids Aphorism #75

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ORCHID EXTRAVAGANZA

January 19-March 24, 2013, LONGWOOD GARDENS, Pennsylvania

With an amazing number of varieties, orchids are known for their particular elegance, delicate beauty and exotic character. Evolving through an intricate history, the meaning of orchids includes love, beauty, luxury and refinement. Orchids represent one of the largest  flowering plant families with an estimated  twenty five thousand different types.

“Each flower is a soul opening out to nature.”

GERARD DE NERVAL

“Deep in their root, all flowers keep the light.”

THEODORE ROETHKE

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