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Wild Calypso Orchid 1


Wild Calypso Orchid 1

Our wild orchid, one of the spring bloomers. I went out the highway into an area I had heard they were all over. And they were. Small but beautiful.



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beautiful

27 May, 2009

 

Thanks Eileen.

27 May, 2009

 

Beautiful!

27 May, 2009

 

Gorgeous Greenthumb...........

27 May, 2009

 

I second that.

27 May, 2009

 

Amazing shapes and colours...I bet all the native insects love these!

27 May, 2009

bjs
Bjs
 

Real nice

27 May, 2009

 

That's a lovely little orchid! I used to love finding the Ladyslipper variety when younger...

27 May, 2009

 

Thanks for all the somments. It really is a beautiful (3inch tall) thing to behold. Amazing fragrance, but I didn't note even one insect on any of them. hmmmm. Finding them is sooo much better than visiting them at the store Grammazoo! :-)

28 May, 2009

 

OMG!!!! GT, these are so beautiful...my heart jumped a little when I saw them! Thanks fo sharing this. I'm keeping it as a fav :))

28 May, 2009

 

Thanks Tasteyg. These are really wonders. And a strong wonderful smell that was intoxicating in the heat of that day. Like paradise. :-) I had to go out and see them in person and of course share.

28 May, 2009

 

mmmmmmmI like a lot

28 May, 2009

 

Stunning Little Flower :)

28 May, 2009

 

Thanks Jacque, Marann. This is definately one of the most wonderful wild flowers I've ever chance across.

28 May, 2009

 

So cute and well taken pic.

29 May, 2009

 

Wonderful wild flower, just gorgeous!

29 May, 2009

 

too beautiful!

29 May, 2009

 

Thank you Newfie, Gillian and Nelke. I'll have to go tropical to top this wild one I think. I was overwhelmed with it.

30 May, 2009

 

I see why they call them calypso... ayeree, mon!

1 Jun, 2009

 

Thanks Lori. :-)

1 Jun, 2009

 

are your wild orchids protected ours are .Ihave some common ones that were going to be sprayed with weed killer and they are now in my garden in a flower pot

2 Jun, 2009

 

I don't believe so Thistle. They wouldn't have much life anywhere else. They need the mosses and the long cold. I could dig them and bring them home, but I don't think they would move away from our country here and survive.

So glad you could save the ones you found from the spray. And now they've a wonderful home. I'm really tempted to collect some of the calypso to live at my home. I don't like disturbing them.

3 Jun, 2009



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