Category Archives: Orchids

Sunset Orchids

Our beautiful wild orchids.     Marta     http://www.harbourclubvillas.com

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Orchids at Sunset

We enjoyed our first sunset of the first day of the new year in our favorite spot overlooking the marina. I had to include a beautiful Encyclia Altissima (orchid), the sun setting and some sail boat masts. Perfect end to … Continue reading

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Orchids

This Tall Encyclia orchid was growing on the rock ridge overlooking the entrance to our marina. The days have been so gloomy and so I decided to see if the rain had made our local plants bloom. The Encyclia Altissima … Continue reading

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Beach Wedding

What a day for a beach wedding……..Monday, April 20th…..glorious sunshine and the wind lay down a little as Shelley and Shandi headed off in their jeep to Malcolm Road’s beach.  Shelley was a beautiful bride dressed in a gorgeous green lace … Continue reading

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Spring Orchid

  Encyclia Rufa is the name of this orchid and the yellow flowers grow in clusters.  They are often found growing on thatch and silver palms and flowers can start to appear from early February until July.  The Spring orchid is currently … Continue reading

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Encyclia orchid

I thought these orchids deserved another photo just on their own. They are so beautiful. As you travel along Provo’s roads, have a look along the roadside and in the bush. You’ll see these orchids stretching up to the skies. Cheers, … Continue reading

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Orchid and Praying Mantis

I was trying to get some good photos of one of our island’s orchids and came across a praying mantis that was hiding in the petals. This orchid is found almost everywhere at this time of year and is known … Continue reading

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