Monday, February 13, 2017

2017 St. Paul Winter Carnival Orchid Show

A view of the tropics on a cold Minnesota winter day. Winds and snow abated by greenhouse glass holds the scent and sound of tropical places and foreign flora. Here is a photo play for your enjoyment.


Paphiopedilum, lady slippers were well represented.

Moth orchids, phalaenopsis, were common displays in beautiful array. 


Orchids of the cattleya alliance are always popular. 


Dwarf cymbidium

Nice Vanda

                                                         Many Lycaste this year.