July 6, 2011

Who says it can't be done?

After almost a year of patient waiting, our orchid has finally bloomed! I was told that orchids are difficult to grow. Perhaps. The hardest part was waiting and wondering if the thing was actually alive! Then one day, tiny sprouts shot through from the base of the leaves. These turned into stems with over a dozen flower buds! So far, two of those have bloomed. Here's the first flower...

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