Doing more with pictures in 2012…

114 – Flowers

This orchid was a housewarming present that my friend received, from a family member.  She’s not good with plants anyway, but there was a particular irony in the detailed instructions given with this beauty.  There are 2 other plants in the approximately 8X8 basket this is potted in, and the orchid rises up and curves above them.  The instructions for the orchid indicate water is necessary about every 3 weeks.  The instructions for the foliage plants in the basket?  Water every 2-3 days.  Of course.


9 responses

  1. Lovely . . . wonder which plant will be watered according to directions.

    February 24, 2012 at 6:12 am

  2. Tammy

    Nice depth and I love the how the first orchid starts out sharp and how they get softer from there!

    February 24, 2012 at 8:18 am

  3. I like the repetition of colour and form in this photo – lovely orchid

    February 24, 2012 at 8:34 am

  4. Lovely flowers–nice DOF as well.

    February 24, 2012 at 6:49 pm

  5. Very nice shot….love the repitition

    February 26, 2012 at 3:09 am

  6. Beautifully photographed.

    February 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm

  7. Very pretty flowers.

    March 1, 2012 at 6:42 am

  8. Lynn Mortensen

    I really like the way the sharpness of the first fades into a gentle roll to the last flower then the leaves and stem, beautiful flower, beautiful photo.

    March 4, 2012 at 2:09 am

  9. nice and soft. Those orchids are quite easy and blloom for a vey long time. My favourites as you can forget about watering them for long and they still survive 🙂 always interesting how they put flowers together in baskets……..

    April 21, 2012 at 5:46 pm

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