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1 Antique Vintage Green Glass Apothecary Jar w Ground Stopper Lid Stars
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Large Clear Apothecary Jar 10 Tall Marked see last photo Very Good Cond
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Vintage Large Amber Apothecary Jar 8 1 2 Tall 4 Round
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Antique Potentillas Reptans Hand Painted Apothecary Jar Lid 9 Tall X 5 Wide
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Vintage Amber Apothecary Jar 12 Tall 5 Round Very Good Condition Mark
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OLD Clear Round Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Jar with Gold Trim Label TRGENTCO
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ANTIQUE Vintage APOTHECARY CANDY JAR Very Heavy Glass 54 BEAUTIFUL PATTERN
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Vintage Apothecary Glass Jar Storage 12 cup cookie Pharmacy drug store
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s COOL Sapo 12
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Antique Apothecary Candy Store Glass Jar 65 COOL
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Ant E PotTart 85
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Myrrha 8
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Lupilinum 8
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Pulv Ferr Carb 9
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Hydr Amm Chl 85
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Hyd C Creta 8
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s COOL Arnica 12
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Pulv Piper Alb 9
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s Tr Cimicif 85
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Antique Vintage Apothecary Pharmacy Jar Stopper 1890s COOL Cubeba 10
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FRENCH PORCELAIN APOTHECARY JAR 19th CENTURY HANDPAINTED QUASSIA AMARA
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR RARE SIZE
$50.00
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VINTAGE HAND BLOWN GLASS DECORATIVE APOTHECARY JAR 9
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19th Century Antique Primitive Hand Blown APOTHECARY Pantry Storage JAR Tin Lid
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1890s 1900s Hand Blown Glass Apothecary Jar Canister Amber
$24.00
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ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE UNUSUAL BEAUTIFUL APOTHECARY PHARMECEUTICAL BOTTLE JAR
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RARE ANTIQUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE JAR WHITALL TATUM CO NO LABEL LABEL
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Rare Vintage Antique Original Museum Specimen Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jars V
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Rare Vintage Antique Original Museum Specimen Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jars Z
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Rare Vintage Antique Original Museum Specimen Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jar
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Rare Vintage Antique Original Museum Specimen Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jar B
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Rare Vintage Antique Original Museum Specimen Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jar T
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Rare Vintage Antique Original Museum Specimen Apothecary Laboratory Glass Jar BB
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2 APOTHECARY JARS
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2 BIG APOTHECARY JAR
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Large French Ceramic Apothecary Pharmacy Jar with Entwined Snake Design
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LARGE SIZE 14 TALL ANTIQUE VINTAGE AMBER APOTHECARY MEDICINE BOTTLE JAR
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Golden Apothecary Jar 13 Tall
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Atq Vtg Tiffin Dakota Glass Apothecary Drugstore Candy Jar w Lid 11 1 2 tall
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
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6 Reagent Bottles 60ml Apothecary Jar Chemical Storage
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Pk 4125ml 4 oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jar
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Vintage Antique Amber Square Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar E143 Brown Jar
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REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
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Everybody knows and loves the exotic, tropical orchids (e.g., Phalaenopsis, and Cattleya), but wouldn't it be good to have an orchid that lives outside in temperate zones? It might surprise you to know that there are lots of gorgeous terrestrial orchids for temperate zones 5-9 which can be truly extremely uncomplicated to grow. Two such hardy temperate terrestrial orchids are Bletilla and Calanthe. Other genera worth experimenting with in temperate climates contain Aplectrum, Calopogon, Cephalanthera, Cymbidium, Epipactis, Goodyera, Habenaria, Pleione, Spiranthes, and Tipularia. We will not address epiphytic (non-soil growing) orchids in this report and Cypripediums (hardy lady slipper orchids) are covered inside a separate article.

Background

There are more than 880 genera and 30,000 variety inside family. Almost 10% of all identified plant life in the world are orchids...and you almost certainly thought they had been rare! Based around the complexity of their flower morphology and very specialized habitats and life cycles, orchids are considered to be the most extremely evolved of the monocots (plants that germinate with only 1 leaf). The identify Orchidaceae is derived from certainly a single of its genera (Orchis), which in turn is derived in the Greek word orkhis, meaning testicle, as Orchis species develop a pair of bulbs the dimension and form of dog testicles (I am not creating this up!). Gardeners have flocked to this charismatic group and horticulturists have bred or picked through 100,000 registered hybrids and cultivars of orchids and possibly four times as several unregistered hybrids.

Orchids are widespread on every continent except for Antarctica. North America has at the least 20 indigenous genera of cold tolerant orchids, and our dwelling state of North Carolina is home to 60 native orchid species.

Orchids happen to be coveted and grown for centuries. Over 2500 a extended time in the past the Chinese philosopher, Confucius, grew orchids and wrote poetry and music about them. The earliest written music that nonetheless exists today is Confucius' Youlan or The Solitary Orchid. Two thousand several years ago, the Greek botanist Dioscorides wrote a medical book, Materia Medica, describing how to make use of orchids as an aphrodisiac. In medieval Europe, a philosophy often known as the "doctrine of signatures" held that a plant's appearance indicated how mankind ought to use it; thus, orchids became widely applied to improve male sexual prowess. North American orchids made their way to Europe to the ships of Columbus and Cortez for the duration of the Age of Discovery. In 1885, The Royal Horticultural Culture in England started the primary Orchid Society and in 1921, the American Orchid Society was formed.

The orchid obsession was fueled in component by the 1851 publication of The Orchid Grower's Manual by B.S. The Victorian era of orchid madness was often known as the "orchidelirium", and it rivaled the Dutch tulip mania of the 1500s. Collectors mounted expensive expeditions that have been shrouded in secrecy, misinformation, danger and violence. Today, our obsession with orchids is supported by a billion-dollar business that propagates huge numbers in tissue culture laboratories.

Orchids are primarily applied as ornamental vegetation with a number of exceptions. Occasionally, orchid flowers are utilized as becoming a salad garnish in fancy restaurants and orchids are also common minimize flowers. Their ethnobotanical applications include their use as an aphrodisiac (Orchis bulbs), to staunch blood flow (Bletilla rhizomes), to decrease fertility in women (Ansellia), and as being a sedative and anti-anxiety medicine (Cypripedium rhizomes).

Morphology

Hardy orchids are usually herbaceous perennials that sort a tiny clump. Although several tropical orchids are epiphytic or lithophytic, most cold months hardy orchids are terrestrial, living inside the ground. Orchid roots tend to become short, fleshy, thick, fragile, and happen near the land surface. Other type create structures that could look like a round bulb, or a flattened corm. The rhizomes, bulbs, and corms are all referred to as pseudobulbs. Pseudobulbs are thick fleshy stems which will type beneath or above the ground. The backbulbs remain attached towards the crown in the place for a number of years to supply energy, but they ultimately deteriorate.

Cultivation

Euryops pectinatus is among those backyard plants that a gardener in a very dry, Mediterranean climate can't afford to overlook. It may not be fantastically spectacular as far as ornamental bushes go, but it is attractive enough, hardy to pests and disease, drought tolerant and ideal for the house gardener searching for low upkeep plants. Furthermore, it has one specific good quality that sets it aside from many other type of similar appearance.

Most hardy orchids are woodland, grassland or forest edge species, with only a quantity of tolerating direct sun. As a general rule, hardy orchids like well-drained, cool, moist soils. The combination of well-drained and moist soil often confuses gardeners. Imagine a sponge that has been squeezed out. It is both well drained (lots of air in it) and moist (lots of water in it). So as to offer well-drained, cool, moist land it is best to combine compost with your indigenous soil. We recommend a nutrient wealthy land using a pH amongst 6.2 and 6.5, in which not only orchids, but most backyard facilities are likely to thrive. As prolonged as the soil is nutritionally balanced, no additional fertilizers should be necessary unless directed by a earth test. If needed, use an all organic blend is recommended.

Once your mattress is finished, cautiously place your hardy orchid to ensure that you usually do not break any from the fragile roots. Spread the roots out as widely as possible. It is ideal if the crown of the plant is at terrain level or just slightly beneath since planting it too deep invites crown rot. Provide a covering of mulch to maintain in moisture and hold the soil cool. If your earth is organically active and not unbalanced by chemicals, slugs and snails needs to be kept in check.

Hardy orchids demand a period of chilly winter vernalization, however the roots do not like to freeze and thaw repeatedly. Keep other more aggressive plant life that may compete for nutrients away from hardy orchids. Small or medium sized hostas are very good companion plants, together with clump forming ferns, epimediums, helleborus, cyclamen, trillium along with other woodland dwellers. Since orchids are typically shallow rooted, usually do not use hoes for weed elimination.

Propagation of hardy orchids

Cypripedium, Bletilla, Calanthe, and Cymbidium will all sort clumps if they're happy. While the clumps don't need typical division, they might be divided to provide much more plants. The clumps should be very carefully dug so as to not harm the quite fragile fleshy roots. The new plantlets can be teased apart or cut aside which has a knife. Even though this can be accomplished in early summer, my favorite time is in the winter...assuming the ground within your area isn't frozen.

Orchid backbulbs have dormant buds that can become energetic once more when separated through the pseudobulb and planted. Backbulb propagation works greatest for Aplectrum, Bletilla, Calanthe, Cymbidium, Calopogon, and Tipularia.

It is incredibly hard to increase orchids from seed, not just because the seeds are the size of dust, but because most seeds have no endosperm and most seedlings tend not to form cotyledons. In the wild orchids necessitate a certain symbiotic mycorrhizal fungus to offer sugars, hormones, along with other progress factors towards the seedling until eventually it truly is significant enough to survive on its own. Orchids is usually grown from seed without the fungus (asymbiotically) in sterile tissue culture labs today thanks to a specialized course of action developed in 1922 by Dr. Lewis Knudson of Cornell University.

Immature pods (and seeds) are preferred since the mature seeds are dormant and contain germination inhibitors that need a chilly time period to overcome. The pods are floor sterilized in bleach then flamed with alcohol. The pods are reduce open which has a sterile scalpel, and scraped to remove the dust-like seeds. The seeds are surface sterilized and placed into jars containing a special progress combine of agar, sugars, hormones, and nutrients (the "Knudsen formula"). Bletilla grown from seed can flower in as tiny as three years, but most other hardy orchids take 6-8 several years from seed to flower. Now you fully grasp why hardy orchids is usually so pricey!

Euryops pectinatus is an evergreen little shrub, or woody perennial from South Africa. It grows to about 1-2meters (3-6ft) with grayish-green, finely toothed foliage. With normal clipping, its development is far more compact, and at a height of about 1 meter performs nicely as a background or filler place within a flower bed, or being a low informal hedge. It blooms profusely from the spring until eventually the beginning of winter, with prominent, deep yellow, daisy flowers.

The name Bletilla literally means "little Bletia" which is really a New World orchid genus that it resembles. In turn, Bletia is named for a Spanish botanist and apothecary, Don Luis Blet. Bletilla goes by the frequent name soil orchid.

As a member in the Asteraceae (Compositae) botanical family, its afore mentioned daisy flowers mix nicely which has a host of flowering plants, whether shrubs and bushes, annuals and perennials. In visual terms, its closest associate is probably the fabulous Chrysanthemum frutescens.

In climates where they're cold months hardy, Bletilla is the easiest hardy orchid to start with due to the fact it's extremely adaptable to a wide vary of environments. The genus contains 8 type that happen to be native to Asia. Three species, the pink flowered Bletilla formosana, the yellow flowered Bletilla ochracea and rose-purple flowered Bletilla striata are prevalent in horticulture. Mature Bletilla form a series of inflorescences (racemes) for as much as ten weeks while in the spring or early summer. Each inflorescence arises in the tip of a stem and has 3-10, 1.5" wide, nodding florets.

Bletilla also have shallowly pleated (plicate), narrow leaves that happen to be desirable even when the place isn't in flower. The facilities are deciduous and expand to about 1.5' tall. In their native environment, they grow in dappled shade beneath a canopy of tall grasses but they adapt well to a extensive vary of woodland sites. In the garden, Bletilla prefer evenly moist, well-drained soils and also a position in half-day sun or light shade. Bletilla are fairly drought tolerant, but the growth rate slows dramatically after they aren't kept moist. When they may be increasing well, they easily kind significant clumps.

At the northern end of their hardiness array Bletilla need a winter weather covering of mulch to protect the roots. When possible, plant them in the cooler spot within your backyard to delay their spring emergence.

The foremost breeder of Bletilla is Richard Evenden of Spalding, UK, who is responsible for most of your hybrids.

The one fantastic benefit that Euryops has is its longevity. There are quite number of perennials offered for the gardener that flower through such a long period, and that can be relied on year soon after year. It is ideal thus to mix each species - Chrysanthemum supplying far more color options, and a foliage "architecture" which is nearly unparelled inside the gardening world, with Euryops pectinatus supplying stability and easy maintenance.

Bletilla species

Bletilla ochracea (Golden Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata (Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Alba' (White Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Albostriata' (White Striped Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Big Bob' (Big Bob Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'First Kiss' (First Kiss Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Innocence' (Innocence Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Junpaku' (Junpaku Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Lips' (Lips Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Murasaki Shikibu' (Murasaki Shikibu Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla striata 'Soryu' (Soryu Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla Hybrids

Bletilla 'Brigantes' (Brigantes Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Coritani' (Coritani Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Kate' PP 19,878 (Kate Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Yokohama' (Yokohama Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Dragon' (Penway Dragon Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Paris' (Penway Paris Chinese Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Princess' (Penway Princess Chinese language Ground Orchid)

Bletilla 'Penway Rainbow' (Penway Rainbow Chinese language Ground Orchid)

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