Friday, January 18, 2008

This is a Real Flower

This pendulous florescence lives in the
New York Botanic Gardens.
It hangs from a lush vine which covers an
archway spanning one side of a glass house to the other.
It is in bloom in January and February
when they have their Orchid Show.
That's when I saw it first .

It is that incredible Aqua color one might
associate with a Ford Fairlane
or a Chevy with big fins from the 50's.
my first 2 wheeled bicycle
was that color...

When I see this sort of stuff in Nature
it makes me believe in God.

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