The bride's four-tiered cake was adorned with crystal banding and Cymbidium
orchids and featured a crystal-encrusted "P" as the topper.
Sikkim is also the indigenous homeland to many varieties of Cymbidium
orchid and Lillium, which are presently harnessed by people across the world to establish a vibrant commercial cultivation worldwide through tissue culture and hybrid technology.
'Red Baker' is another good choice, producing deep pink flower spikes in the autumn, which last well into winter.
Species in this category include Bulbophyllum tianguii, Cymbidium
Plant regeneration from callus culture of Cymbidium
Most of the cymbidiums
grown under glass in this country are terrestrial orchids and originate from the Far East.
Many florists now sell Cymbidium
orchids, so look for one that has a couple or more flowering spikes that are just coming into bloom, rather than those that are already full out.
EXPERT TIP Exotic cymbidium
orchids, which are regarded as the beginner's orchid, have large, waxy flowers.
Caption: Jessica Christoferson, second from right, owner of Cymbidium
Floral, Exeter, was honored recently as the November winner of the Emerging Young Entrepreneurs, or EYE, Award from Centrix Bank and New Hamphire Business Review.
It you are growing a cymbidium
orchid indoors, be warned that it does not like being repotted and may not flower for several years afterwards.
the slipper (main picture) and cymbidium
(above) are members of the tough orchid family
to work with the American Orchid Society to develop a proposal for exempting artificially propagated hybrids of six popular orchid genera--Cattleya, Cymbidium
, Dendrobium, Oncidium, Phalaenopsis, and Vanda--from CITES permitting requirements.
He plans to cultivate three types - Phalaenopsis or the moth orchid, the Vanda and the Cymbidium
- but he also hopes to cross pollinate to create his own varieties.
Her recent juicily painted birds perched among hollyhocks, cymbidium
orchids, and berries provided--despite the scenes' Audubon-like arrangements--vehicles for the painter's unconventional amplifications of scale, heightened colors, and deliberate blurring of focus and distortion of perspective.
The Hong Kong-listed Euro-Asia is a grower and exporter of orchids, mainly cymbidium
and phalaenopsis, and other flowers in China.