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Plantgasm - I love plants too much. By Derek Powazek.

Category: Photos

Photos of plants to inspire and amuse.

Explosion in a Perfume Factory

Dude smells like an explosion in a perfume factory, especially at night.

First Bloom: Cirrhopetalum pulchellum

The whole spread is about an inch across.

The Caladium Hour

Eevery day I think to myself, I should really photograph that.

Pollination By Post

Back in May, my friend Zach sent me some pollen from one of his Phalaenopsis orchids in the mail.

A Fistful of Carrots

The carrots are about the only thing doing well in the vegetable garden right now.

A Dendrobium Seed Pod and the Long Chain of Ifs

That tiny fluff is just the packaging – the seeds are too tiny to be visible to the naked eye.

Jewel Alocasia Bloom

My Alocasia melo bloomed today. I just love his adorable little polka-dotted winkie.

Paphiopedilum Seedlings from Troy Meyers

I received the deflasked seedlings today and there were at least two dozen individual plants there.

The Orchid Cupid Strikes Again

This time I crossed two small Dendrobium and it looks like it worked!

Tiny Orchid Flowers

The larger my orchid collection grows, the more I appreciate the small ones.


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