Facts About The Hanging Naked Man Orchid

Facts About The Hanging Naked Man Orchid

Would you believe that there is a type of orchid flower that looks like a little haning naked man? Yes, it might not be believable but the petals of this orchid actually resemble the shape of a man with arms and legs and even the reproductive organ! If this was not enough, the marks that are found in these flowers make it look like this naked hanging man has a smile and two eyes. This flower is found in clusters

Spider Orchid Care – A Guide to Keeping One Alive

Spider Orchid Care – A Guide to Keeping One Alive

The Brassia Orchid, or Spider Orchid, is another great genus of the Orchid family. They produce medium-sized spectacular flowers that resemble spiders. In the wild, this attracts spider-killing wasps, a method of spreading pollen from one plant to another. The plant itself takes up a large amount of space with its sprawling spikes and flowers. A single plant will typically have up to 20 blooms at a time in a wide variety of colors. With the introduction of hybrid versions,

9 Orchids That Look Like Animals to Trick Animals and Insects

9  Orchids That Look Like Animals to Trick Animals and Insects

Almost everyone has seen a beautiful Orchid at some point in their life, but have you seen Orchids that look like animals? Becoming more common with every passing day, you can pick one up at a local flower shop, home improvement store, or even a grocery store.  Orchids have quickly become one of the most sought after flowers to grow at home. What most people don’t know is that Orchids are actually one of the largest groups of species in

My Huge List of Orchid Abbreviations

My Huge List of Orchid Abbreviations

Orchids are one of the largest groups of species in the world with over 20,000 accepted species. There are twice as many orchid species as there are bird species on this planet. Orchids can be found on every continent and in just about any climate you will find. I have researched as many orchid abbreviations as I could find for orchid species and constructed this list. That being said, I obviously could not collect all 20,000+ names and put them on

Tulip Mania – The Economic History of Tulips

Tulip Mania – The Economic History of Tulips

Tulips are one of the most beautiful flowers grown and cut on earth today.  They are perfect for any occasion.  Tulips are not too big or small, not too romantic or childish, but just perfect for almost any occasion.  Throughout the history of Tulips, people caught on to this trend very quickly.  Tulips are native to Persia, where the local population commonly displays them in their turbans.  Europeans first discovered this flower and asked what they were called.  The Persians

The Secrets of Gardening Tulip – Planting Tulips

The Secrets of Gardening Tulip – Planting Tulips

Tulips are one of the easiest perennial flowers to grow in your garden;  even the most inexperienced grower can bury some Tulip bulbs in the fall.  They will grow slowly over the winter and sprout with beautiful flowers in early spring.  The next thing you know, you will be gardening Tulip. Tulips are perennial flowers, meaning that they will die off in fall and sprout again in spring.  For this to occur, they need to be in an environment with

Tropical Flowering Plants

Tropical Flowering Plants

Orchids (The Most Common Of The Tropical Flowering Plants) Orchids are one of the most common tropical flowering plants that you can readily find.  Not all species of Orchids are tropical, but they all will give you the tropical feel you are looking for.  You can find beautiful Orchids in any color but blue, and in a wide variety of bloom sizes and shapes.  Orchids are given for many occasions, and are prevalent throughout history as a sign of wealth

Our List of Orchid Colors

Our List of Orchid Colors

Orchids belong to a very diverse plant family and because they have thousands of species they are one of the world’s largest groups of blooming plants. Flowering orchids come in literally hundreds of different shapes and sizes, from tiny blooms to very large ones. Their blooms also come in dozens of different colors and in many cases colors will combine and make unique bi-colored shades. Orchid colors cover a full spectrum of possible colors which makes color choices nearly endless.

Growing Flowers in Pots

Growing Flowers in Pots

Flowers and plants in pots can look beautiful. Indoors or outdoors they can add charm to any space.  However, their care and maintenance can be an issue for some people as many potted flowers do not grow all year long and require attention to maintain long term appeal. Following are some ideas, techniques and methods for growing flowers in pots for your home. Flowers That Grow Best in Pots The flowers and plants that will grow best in pots are

Complete Care Guide to Phalaenopsis Orchid Care

Complete Care Guide to Phalaenopsis Orchid Care

The Phalaenopsis Orchid is the most commonly found orchid.  They can be purchased just about anywhere that sells flowers and indoor plants.  Phalaenopsis are extremely common because they are easily available everywhere, are the easiest to grow and re-bloom under home conditions, and have long-lasting flowers that are colorful and some are even blossom with a sweet fragrance. You may also hear these referred to as Moth Orchids because the blooming flowers are said to look like moths in flight. 

Facts and History of Orchids

Facts and History of Orchids

You want to express your feelings to someone or show him/her your appreciation but are a little reluctant to do so?   Then why worry, just buy some flowers and express your feelings. Sometimes people find it hard to express themselves or describe their feelings in words.   Simple solutions to their problems are flowers.     God has provided us with beautiful flowers which makes the world even prettier.These flowers are just not for adding to the beauty of

Holiday Decorating with Flowers & Plants

Holiday Decorating with Flowers & Plants

  Adding flowers to the décor of your house on holidays gives a splendid beauty and elegance to it. And if you have fresh flowersand plantsin abundance growing in your backyard then you need not worry about the expense it would incur.     All you have to do is to just worry about that the decoration, you are about to get started with, should end up what you wanted rather than something out of nowhere!     Be it

Best Flowers to Say Sorry

Best Flowers to Say Sorry

The best way to say ‘Sorry’ is to unravel your sentiments by giving meaningful flowers. Do you know the most admiring way of saying ‘Sorry’? Well, it is, but of course, when you present flowers, preferably with a sorry-card tagged on it. It is an amazing feeling to receive flowers when you’re hurt. So this technique of making up with your significant others, even friends and family, is perhaps the most conventional but still a very thoughtful thing to do.

Best Flowers to Say Thank You

Best Flowers to Say Thank You

Say ‘Thank you’ in a much thoughtful way by giving flowers. Send your loved ones ‘Thank you’ flowers to tell them how pleased and glad you were for whatever they did for you. It isn’t necessary that you send a pal of yours a bouquet of roses saying that you are thanking him for inviting you to his wedding. You could always be creative and send the other person a flower on the least expected occasion that has meant a