Facts About The Donkey Orchid

Donkey Orchid

The scientific name Diuris of the plant called Donkey Orchid is derived from Greek prefixes Di meaning two and ouris meaning tail. One understands this nomenclature when he sees the two lateral hanging petals. These petals look like two hanging ears of a donkey. When the petals swing in air, they literally resemble like a […]

Facts About The Bird Head Orchid

Bird Head Orchid

This is a unique species of orchids that has flowers looking like both a moth as well as a bird head. This is the reason why it is called bird’s head orchid in some places while it is referred to as moth orchid in other places. From a distance, the flower resembles a moth in […]

What is the Queen of Flowers?

Queen of Flowers

There is one question that comes to peoples minds, what actually is the Queen of Flowers? Many people think it is the Rose, however the Rose is actually the King of Flowers. If it is not the Rose then what flower could it be? The Queen of Flowers is actually the Orchid, (give yourself a […]

What Do Yellow Roses Mean?

Yellow Rose Meaning

Roses are one of the most beautiful flowers found all over the world. Their beauty is enhanced by the pleasant aroma that emanates from their petals. Roses have inspired generations of writers and poets and they are used freely by lovers to express their feelings of emotional attachment towards each other. Roses come in different […]

What Do White Roses Mean?

White rose meaning

Roses are believed to be the kings of all flowers because of their supreme beauty and sweet aroma. Roses are of many different colours like red, yellow, pink, orange, white, blue, and so on with different colours of signifying different human emotions. What do white roses mean? Let us find out in this article.   […]

Can you eat an orchid?

salep orchid

The title of this article might appear odd to some people who have so far known orchids merely for their sublime beauty and elegance. Can you eat an orchid is a question that can flummox any ordinary individual who is not aware of its edible characteristics. You must have seen rose petals sprayed all over […]

Facts About The Flying Duck Orchid

Flying Duck Orchid Facts

If you have never seen the Flying Duck orchid in real life, you can be forgiven for thinking that it is a fake. This is because it is hard to imagine Mother Nature trying to copy or impersonate one of its own creatures? But it is a fact that the flowers of this species of […]

Facts About The Ghost Orchid

Ghost Orchid

The look of these Ghost Orchids look similar to Green Squid Orchid (Encyclia Cochleata) or the Hanging Naked Man Orchid (Orchis italica). They also resemble the look of a frog but they are actually most known as Ghost Orchids. Ghost orchid is a perennial orchid that is an epiphyte in nature. Lindenii in its scientific […]