The orchid

“The orchid family is a unique group, displaying different shapes, sizes, colors and fragrances. With over 25,000 different species, there are more kinds of orchids on the planet than birds or mammals! It may take many years for an orchid to bloom, but some blossoms will last for months, making the friendly-looking flowers popular houseplants.”…

To see takes time

“A flower is relatively small. Everyone has many associations with a flower — the idea of flowers. You put out your hand to touch the flower — lean forward to smell it — maybe touch it with your lips almost without thinking — or give it to someone to please them. Still — in a…