Botanica, March 17

Click to embiggen. Stacked focus close-ups are always iffy outdoors. If the images don’t line up well, use a lot of filters and pretend it’s art.

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Hanami

Prunus “Okame” reached peak bloom on a day when I could get to Botanica and the March wind wasn’t gale-force — a rare occurrence. As always, click the pictures to embiggen and see with richer color.

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Orchids, mono and stereo

At the orchid show last weekend, I got careless and took my checkbook along. Big mistake. I now have half a shelf of allegedly “easy” orchids under lights in my kitchen. As usual, click to embiggen. To view a stereo picture, cross your eyes as … Continue readingOrchids, mono and stereo

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Orchid show, fourth pair of tables

Bulbophyllum, pleurothallids and miscellaneous genera at the Kansas Orchid Society’s show and sale, November 4-5, 2017 at Botanica in Wichita, Kansas. Click to embiggen and to see with better color. Right-click and open in a new window to see the pictures at maximum size.

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Orchid show, third pair of tables

Phalaenopsis, Dendrobium, Oncidium and allies at the Kansas Orchid Society show at Botanica in Wichita on November 4 and 5, 2017. As usual, click to embiggen and see with better color.

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Orchid show, second pair of tables

Mostly Vandas, slipper orchids and their allies at the Kansas Orchid Society show at Botanica in Wichita on November 4 and 5, 2017. As before, click to embiggen and see with better color.

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Orchid show, first pair of tables

Mostly Epidendrums and Cattleyas and their allies at the Kansas Orchid Society show at Botanica in Wichita on November 4 and 5, 2017. Click to embiggen and see with better color. There’s lots more to come.

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