Saturday, April 6, 2013

TODAY'S FLOWERS and Weekend Flowers - Zygopetalum


How wonderful it is after a dry and almost flowerless summer,
this lovely perfumed orchid has presented me with two spikes
of blooms!


If you look into the heart, there is a leprechaun mending
the purple striped carpet.

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26 comments:

  1. Oooh. I see the leprechaun. Thank you - for the image and the smile.

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  2. oh yes, i see the leprechaun, or is one of the 7 dwarves?:p a gorgeous photo.

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  3. Beautiful macro!
    Greetings from Süd Tirol.

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  4. thanx for your lovely weekend flowers! :)

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  5. diese Orchidee mag ich auch..nur meine blüht nicht ..ich liebe diesen Duft auch sehr
    LG vom katerchen

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  6. How whimsical to see a little person hard at work in the center of this beauty. :-) Orchids reward patience with long blooms.

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  7. That is a spectacular orchid.

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  8. Oh yes Arija, i saw the leprechaun. Thanks for telling us, i will definitely look for them again during garden shows. I will try to get it pose for me too!

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  9. What a gorgeous bloom. And I do see the leprechaun.

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  10. oh, now that is COOL! thanks for pointing out the leprechaun!

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  11. Oh indeed, I can see that leprechaun so clearly Arija - thanks for pointing him out on this exotic flower.

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  12. I see him! I see him!!! Hello dearest Arija! Yes I will, this weekend. I think I have known it all along but sometimes I get sidetracked and think of my selfish needs. In my entire nursing career and after all the tragedies I have witnessed, those who prosper and survive gracefully and those who pass though this world without bitterness are those I have known to have loved and been loved.People who are surrounded by true love seem to be at peace even if they go through hell and adversity and nothing seems right. If they remember that they are loved, they seem to find the right way.

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  13. U vás je po lete, my sa nevieme dočkať jari :-) Orchidey kvitli počas zimy aj na mojom okne v obývacej izbe. Tá tvoja je krásna, také nemám. Ja mám doma iba phalaenopsis.


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  14. Such an exquisite orchid and a fantastic capture, Arija! And, yes, I love the leprechaun! ! Such a delightful post for the day! Hope you have a lovely weekend!

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  15. I am so envious of your ability to keep Orchids so nice. I finally purchased a really lovely one and I had the lady teach me what to do and then I came home and while I was perfecting the method, I managed to kill it...ugh. Beautiful beautiful~

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  16. orchid is one of my favorites, but I can't ever grow them. I love the color of your orchid here.

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  17. A perfumed orchid! How fabulous. Sadly I lack the green thumb necessary to keep them propagating.

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  18. Ah! what a delightful bloom Arija ... the colour is gorgeous!

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  19. Gorgeous bloom and photo! The leprechaun is doing a great job with that carpet!

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  20. Hehehehe. Did ya catch him? Do you have your pot of gold? :) Beautiful perfection. Have a wonderful week! xo

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  21. Your place is beautiful as always, my dear Arija :)

    XOXO

    Isabel

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  22. And aren't we lucky that we get to share it? Thank you Arija, it is a beauty!

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  23. Arija -- I love everything about this post!! I will be looking for leprechauns next year when I see our neighbor's orchids.

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