Phalaenopsis hybrids flowers range is size from 2" to nearly 5" in diameter. Colors range includes white, pinks, lavender and yellow in both solid colors and mixes of stripes and spots. Many new a bold color pattern are beginning to show up also. Phalaenopsis flowers offer both exotic form and superb longevity. Individual blooms can last as long as 3 months. Flowers open sequentially at 2-5 day intervals along an arching spike

Location: Taken in the Conservatory Garden at Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi, 150mm F2.8 APO Macro Lens, Aperture exp 3.5, Shutter speed 1/320, ISO 200


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A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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  • Terence Russell
    Terence Russellover 4 years ago

    Superb POV Larry!

  • Thanks Terence
    Much appreciated friend

    – Larry Trupp

  • Teresa Zieba
    Teresa Ziebaover 4 years ago

    Incredible details Larry. I love orchids. All of them.

  • Thanks Teresa
    Always appreciate your comments
    Are getting more mobile these days?

    – Larry Trupp

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 4 years ago

    a cracker of a close up larry, stunning bloom,dawnx

  • Good Morning Dawn
    I appreciate your visit,
    And your comments, thank you

    – Larry Trupp

  • Leslie van de Ligt
    Leslie van de ...over 4 years ago

    Beutiful color and detail on these orchids Larry. Spring will come soon :>)) Leslie

  • Good Morning Leslie
    I appreciate your visit,
    and your wonderful comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • Aaron Murgatroyd
    Aaron Murgatroydover 4 years ago

    Love this orchard Larry, the colours are brilliant

  • Good Morning Aaron
    Thanks for popping by
    I appreciate your comments my friend!!

    – Larry Trupp

  • worldtripper
    worldtripperover 4 years ago

    Orchid are my favourite flowers, and especially this colour combination, looks a lot like the Vanda Ms. Joaquim, the national flower (orchid) of Singapore – I grew them on my outside balcony there and they were so beautiful and lasted forever!!!

  • Good Morning Marita
    So great to hear from you
    I just love their character facial experssoin
    I appreciate tyou r comments my Dear!!!

    – Larry Trupp

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Beautiful orchids!! WOW! :D

  • Thanks Cee
    I appreciate your comments

    – Larry Trupp

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1over 4 years ago

    How perfect!

  • Thanks Shulie
    Much appreciated

    – Larry Trupp

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 4 years ago

    Lovely orchid capture Larry.

  • Thanks Trish
    Much appreciarted

    – Larry Trupp

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