Black Bat Orchid

Black Bat Flower I am not sure whether it's the WHOLE flower that's the bat (it looks kind of bat-faced) or the middle part (pistil?) that also looks a bit like a tiny bat face. I love orchids; I love bats; and I love purple.


How to care for Canna plants throughout the growing season. Planting Canna lily bulbs, rhizomes, and seeds. Buy red, yellow, and orange Canna lilies including 'Bengal Tiger' and 'Picasso'.

Longwood Gardens Orchid

Slipper orchid - Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza Photograph by Roy Kelley using a Canon PowerShot camera. Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs


Ladys Slipper Orchid, one of my all-time favorite flowers. Its like a tiny, fabulous fairy shoe!

Cattleya Orchid....Longwood Gardens Orchid House, Pennsylvania usa

awakyn: “ Longwood Gardens Orchid House, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs ”

~~ sara tree flower ~~

Flower from the cannonball tree, aka Sara tree, Couroupita guianensis. A deciduous tree native to Central & South America, also in other countries. The tree is sacred to Hindus and is grown around Shiva temples.


Oprhys tenthredinifera Wild orchids of Spain ~ Such delicate beauty [Orchids growing wild! That's amazing. I want to go and live in Spain.


A posy of Vanta flower, Thailand . pinks, nusts, yellows and colour variations, that seem unique to Vandas Orchids !