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any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

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The orchids seemed to suggest absorbing reflections.
Sir Charles reddened at his wife's bad taste, and Trefusis replied gravely: "We have been admiring the orchids, and talking about them.
I can't afford orchids, but I share no expense in foreigners.
The exhibition this year will be held at Tainan's Orchid Plantation park from March 3 to March 12, and tickets are now available for purchase.
BETWEEN DAY AND NIGHT TEMPERATURES IDEAL TO INSTIGATE ORCHID BLOOMS
The grooved helmet orchid (Corybas sulcatus) was collected from the sub-Antarctic island earlier this year and returned to Australia on the Aurora Australis.
Brandon comes to Orchid with strong product development experience in extremities, craniomaxillofacial, and sports medicine.
Although they didn't think it would happen the wish was for the third Orchid, Georgina (Oliver) Johnstone, who now lives in Canada, to join them.
He will provide strong leadership and will assist Orchid in reaching its goals of industry excellence in all areas of operations and services," said Miller.
The British native Lady's Slipper Orchid was down to just one surviving plant in the first half of the 20th century but it has since been successfully propagated and reintroduced.
Orchid is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm.
This group includes Cattleya, also sometimes known as the 'corsage orchid' because it is Phalaenopsis, moth orchid.
Good light is important but none of them like to be scorched by sun, so with south-facing windows you will need to pull the blind to filter the orchid, likes room light.
Since only a few intrepid plant enthusiasts will actually slog through a bog to see an orchid, many of these wildflowers bloom and go unnoticed.