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Orchids are used in traditional Asian medicine, perfumes, and spices.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Orchids

18 Things You Didn't Know About Orchids

Flora Fun Facts: Orchids

18 Things You Didn't Know About Orchids

The flowers can range in size from about the size of a dime to so large that they weigh several hund.

life  flora fantastic - WoW the pleasure is mine

Purple Flower, Hirado, Nagasaki, Japan- I think this is Mexican Bush Sage- had it in the garden at my previous home.

White Anemone Flower

My favorite flower.Anemone coronaria- These bulbs bloom for two to three weeks in late spring in zones 7 to where they are winter-hardy. They can be planted in the spring for bloom throughout the summer in colder areas.

Magnolias @Rachel Larsen these will be everywhere in all the magnolia trees in about a month!

The magnolia flower meaning is attached with the symbols of perseverance, nobility, beauty, sweetness and dignity. The white magnolias flower meanings include purity and perfection. The pink magnolia flowers mean youth and innocence.

‘flying duck’ Orchid

Caleana major, the Flying Duck Orchid is a small orchid found in eastern and southern Australia. This terrestrial plant features a remarkable flower, resembling a duck in flight.

Cerinthe major purpurescens - Honeywort

Cerinthe major purpurescens - Honeywort

Lily of the valley

Summer Snowflake (Leucojum aestivum), so delicate and beautiful, are flowering in my garden now (May/June in Queensland, Australia)