Surprise!

My orchids just hang around the front porch and really don’t do a whole lot.  Most are native Panama orchids, of which there are over 1,000, that we have just salvaged from fallen tree limbs or trees we had to cut down.  They are beautiful, but not the spectacular cattleya orchids most people think off.  But cattleya orchids are native to both Costa Rica and Panama.  Orchid plants themselves aren’t that pretty, but … This morning, much to my surprise, one of the plants that’s just been hanging around taking up space, decided to bloom … and WOW!

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