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Tag: Orchids

Slipper Season

It’s Paphiopedilum season in Plantgasm Gardens right now.

The Critters of RF Orchids

My favorite part of RF Orchids wasn’t the orchids.

A Visit to the Fairchild Botanic Garden

I love living in San Francisco, but all my favorite plants belong to the tropics.

Orchid Emergency

A set of Phalaenopsis visits the Plant Doctor.

The Joy of Out-of-Bloom Orchids

If you want top pick up orchids on the cheap, and you’re feeling lucky, buy them when they’re not flowering.

Sex in the Garden: Tongue Orchids and their Dupes

Researchers found that most of these orchid-wasp pairings resulted in a “happy ending” for the pollinator.

Masdevallia floribunda flowers

It’s always exciting when an orchid flowers for the first time.

Orchids and Freaky Moth Sex in Chiang Mai

Orchid sex and moth sex, all in one place? Thailand is awesome.

I Definitely Impregnated My Phalaenopsis

That’s an affirmative. Grow, pod, grow!

I Think I Impregnated My Phalaenopsis

All orchid sex is a ménage à trois that involves strap-ons.


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