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by kimbro
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Personally I have always loved orchids – the thrill of finding these colorful blooms in the wild has never diminished for me. Of course I am living in the ideal location for finding these treasures – on the Gold Coast. My mother cultivated orchids with a great passion and talent, perhaps this is what fostered my apreciation for these beautiful and interesting plants.   The Cooktown Orchid illustrated below; is the Floral Emblem for Queensland. This beautiful illustration by Vera Scarth-Johnson shows the Cooktown orchid growing on a frangipani tree. In Australia we have an underground orchid that never sees […]