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Rare Flowers

Explore a world of extraordinary beauty with rare flowers. From elusive orchids to unique hybrids, uncover exquisite blooms that will leave you in awe. Start your journey now!
Ghost Orchid.............Absolutely Awesome...................... Ghost Orchid, Orchid, Orchid Flower, Orchidaceae, Orchids, Unusual Flowers, Unusual Plants, Rare Flowers, Dahlia

This week I had the rare privelege of visiting the habitat of Florida's legendary "Ghost Orchid", Dendrophylax lindenii. You may know of this orchid from Susan Orleans' book, The Orchid Thief. The movie Adaptation, which starred Meryl Streep and Nicholas Cage. was based on the book. Dendrophylax lindenii. is a rare leafless orchid that grows in the swamps of Southwest Florida. You have to wade through waist-deep water to get to it. It has been artificially propagated and some have succeeded…

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