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Antique Barber Disinfectant Apothecary Jar
Antique Barber Disinfectant Apothecary Jar
$175.00
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7 Lot Glass Christmas Tree Apothecary Jar 105 85 75 vintage
$29.00
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Rare 1890s Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar Curcuma for Pharmacy Doctor Lab
$50.00
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Rare 1890s Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar Flake White for Pharmacy Doctor Lab
$50.00
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Myristica Rare 1890s Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar for Pharmacy Doctor Lab
$50.00
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Vintage Huge Clear Glass Apothecary Candy Jar
$75.00
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Sod Acet Rare 1890s Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar for Pharmacy Doctor Lab
$50.00
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T C W CoRare 1890s Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar for Pharmacy Doctor Office
$35.00
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LOT 7 ANTIQUE GLASS PHARMACEUTICAL MEDICINE BOTTLES APOTHECARY JARS CHEMISTRY
$59.50
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R CARDAM Rare 1890s Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar for Pharmacy Doctor Lab
$50.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage 24K Lead CRYSTAL Apothecary JAR Candy DISPLAY Dish VANITY
$50.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage Apothecary JAR Medical SUPPLY CANISTER Vanity JAR GLASS
$16.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage Apothecary Jar 2 Round Glass Jars Vanity Supply Canister
$20.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Candy Display Canister Medical Jar
$20.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage 3 APOTHECARY JAR Drugstore Display Canister Vanity SUPPLY
$30.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage Apothecary Jar RIBBED Glass Jar Candy Drugstore DISPLAY Jar
$24.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage Apothecary JAR UNIQUE 12 Height DRUGSTORE Candy Display JAR
$20.00
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VINTAGE Apothecary Jar GINGER JAR TEA JAR CADDY Supply Candy Display JAR
$45.00
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ANTIQUE OCTAGON APOTHECARY CANDY JAR PATENT AUG 28 1900 100 years old
$45.00
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Rare Green Patterned PHARMACY APOTHECARY JAR CANDY Drug Store Ground Glass Lid
$89.99
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Rare Large PHARMACY APOTHECARY JAR CANDY Drug Store Ground Glass Thumbprint Lid
$59.99
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Vintage Apothecary Jar Textured Blue Glass 7 tall 3 1 2 diameter
$59.95
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR BOTTLE 12 1 2 TALL CLEAR GLASS
$17.50
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ACID TARTARIC KALIUM BROMAT Pulv Vintage Apothecary Glass Jars w lids labels
$54.95
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VTG 2 WHEATON APOTHECARY JARS BOTTLES with GLASS MUSHROOM STOPPERS
$9.99
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$174.95
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KOEZES APOTHECARY JAR GLASS CANISTER DRUG STORE CANDY MEDICAL STORAGE KITCHE
$7.99
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$94.95
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Ammonium Hydroxide NH4OH vintage apothecary clear pharmacy jar bottle w stopper
$164.95
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antique apothecary jar
$55.00
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antique apothecary jar
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VTG Large Clear Apothecary Jar w stopper lid ground glass drugstore Rx medical
$68.95
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Set of Two Vintage Apothecary Jars
$149.99
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Vintage Apothecary Jar
Vintage Apothecary Jar
$64.99
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Vintage Wheaton Glass Spire Lid 13 Apothecary Drug Store Brachs Glass Candy Jar
$14.99
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Apothecary Jar Green Oval 1940s 50s
$18.00
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VTG Large Apothecary Jar w lid clear glass Pat Aug 28 1900 octagon drugstore
$69.95
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Antique Blown Glass Covered Medical Drug Store Apothecary Leech Jar 19thC Folded
$95.00
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Vntg LGCrystal Blown Pressed Art Glass Pedestal Apothecary Counter Display Jar
$49.99
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Christmas Apothecary Jar Candy Jar Poinsettia painted
$7.99
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Antique Glass Enameled Apothecary Bottle Jar Sulfuric Acid H2 SO4
$79.00
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Vntg HUGE Square Hand Painted Glass Clown Apothecary Counter DrugStore Candy Jar
$57.99
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VINTAGE COBALT BLUE APOTHECARY GLASS BOTTLE WITH ORIGINAL STOPPER COVERED JAR
$24.99
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17 Antique Glass Bottle Stoppers Tops Pharmacy For Apothecary Jar Lot NR
$10.50
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Antique Amber Apothecary Jar Johnson Johnson NEW BRUNSWICK NJ USA
$4.99
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ANTIQUE PHARMACY APOTHECARY JAR
ANTIQUE PHARMACY APOTHECARY JAR
$17.99
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Kimax Apothecary Jar
Kimax Apothecary Jar
$9.50
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Antique apothecary jar bottle
$12.50
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Vintage Delft Pottery Apothecary Jar ASA FOETIDA
$9.95
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Antique Vintage APOTHECARY JAR Stacking Jars Display Canister CANDY JAR
$20.00
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Vintage Porcelain APOTHECARY JAR ROSA GALLICA Medical Canister Marked Bottom
$20.00
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ANTIQUE Vintage Oriental Apothecary Jar Milk Glass Oriental Vanity Canister
$16.00
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Antique Apothecary Tin Jar Whitall Tatum FOL MENTH PIP Primitive Green Paint
$20.00
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Vtg Art Deco Apothecary Glass Candy Pharmacy RX Dime Store Jar w Lid
Vtg Art Deco Apothecary Glass Candy Pharmacy RX Dime Store Jar w Lid
$75.85
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Clear Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Jar with Gold Trim Label ACSALICYL
Clear Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Jar with Gold Trim Label ACSALICYL
$49.99
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Clear Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Jar with Gold Trim Label FERRI AMMCITR
$39.99
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Apothecary Large Gibson Bottle Jar Lime Fruit Tablets England Original Labels
$64.99
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Clear Antique Apothecary Pharmacy Jar with Gold Trim Label SODBORAS
$49.99
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Koezes Apothecary Jar Glass Canister Drugstore Candy Medical Storage kitchen
Koezes Apothecary Jar Glass Canister Drugstore Candy Medical Storage kitchen
$4.00
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3 Antique Medicine Apothecary Pharmaceutical Bottle jars glass bottles 2
$7.99
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Antique Cobalt Glass Apothecary Jar Display Show French
Antique Cobalt Glass Apothecary Jar Display Show French
$24.99
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ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR RARE SIZE
ANTIQUE APOTHECARY JAR RARE SIZE
$75.00
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VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR WITH GROUND GLASS STOPPER
VINTAGE APOTHECARY JAR WITH GROUND GLASS STOPPER
$12.99
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Vintage Apothecary 8 Sided Jar
Vintage Apothecary 8 Sided Jar
$25.00
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Apothecary Jar DERUTA
Apothecary Jar DERUTA
$34.00
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Large Antique Hand Blown Pear Shaped Apothecary Jar Stopper 19th Century 34
$1,599.99
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Vintage Clear spun Glass Apothecary Drugstore candy Jar 9 tall
$9.99
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Vintage Big Clear Counter Glass Apothecary candy Jar 10 tall 5 1 4 wide
$9.99
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Antique Hanging Art Deco Apothecary Jar
Antique Hanging Art Deco Apothecary Jar
$199.00
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Vintage COBALT BLUE GLASS APOTHECARY PHARMACY JAR BOTTLE  STOPPER
Vintage COBALT BLUE GLASS APOTHECARY PHARMACY JAR BOTTLE STOPPER
$90.00
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antique medical drug jar EARLY 19TH CENTURY PORCELAIN HAND PAINTED APOTHECARY
$49.99
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2 BIG APOTHECARY JAR
2 BIG APOTHECARY JAR
$29.99
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2 APOTHECARY JAR
2 APOTHECARY JAR
$14.99
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Sanicula Jar Apothecary Vtg Different Lid Great shape Pharmacy Dental porcelain
$25.99
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Vintage Clear Glass Apothecary Jar Handpainted Fruit Vine Design with Lid
$9.99
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2 Large Vintage 1894 Antique Apothecary Pharmaceutical Jar Bottle Signed
$19.95
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VTG Koezes Glass Storage Canister Apothecary Jars 9
$18.99
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4 Vintage Apothecary Drug Store Candy Counter Retail Display Glass Jar Very Nice
$40.99
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2 Antique 19thc APOTHECARY Hand Blown Pontil Banded GLASS JARS BOTTLES
$164.95
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COMPLETE SET 5 VTG GLASCO APOTHECARY MEDICAL DOCTORS OFFICE CANISTER GLASS JARS
COMPLETE SET 5 VTG GLASCO APOTHECARY MEDICAL DOCTORS OFFICE CANISTER GLASS JARS
$74.99
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LARGE SIZE 14 TALL ANTIQUE VINTAGE AMBER APOTHECARY MEDICINE BOTTLE JAR
LARGE SIZE 14 TALL ANTIQUE VINTAGE AMBER APOTHECARY MEDICINE BOTTLE JAR
$17.00
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Antique apothecary pharmacy jar Columbia Swirl Thumbprint base EAPG stopper ftd
$49.95
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Wonderful Old DAKOTA Urn Shape Glass CANDY Store APOTHECARY JAR
Wonderful Old DAKOTA Urn Shape Glass CANDY Store APOTHECARY JAR
$84.99
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SET OF 5 FRENCH PARIS ANTIQUE 19th C GLASS APOTHECARY JARS W TIN PAINTED LIDS
SET OF 5 FRENCH PARIS ANTIQUE 19th C GLASS APOTHECARY JARS W TIN PAINTED LIDS
$750.00
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China Porcelain Vintage JAPAN IOM DOM Pharmaceutical APOTHECARY JARS Lot of 4
$59.89
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Group of four crystal apothecary jars in mint condition
$69.00
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FRENCH 19th CENTURY PHARMACY APOTHECARY JAR CANISTER PONTEMOING PEIGNEY
FRENCH 19th CENTURY PHARMACY APOTHECARY JAR CANISTER PONTEMOING PEIGNEY
$225.00
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Vintage Pharmacist Glass Jar Bottle Sem Carui Apothecary Druggist Chemist
$68.00
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Antique Apothecary glass Jar Cigar Humidor Candy Old Vintage rare shape greenish
$6.85
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2 Apothecary Jars porcelain gold Lythrum Salicaria Viscum Verticil old paris
$100.00
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ANTIQUE CLEAR GLASS APOTHECARY JAR STORAGE CONTAINER
$75.00
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Antique Drug Store Bulbous Glass Candy Jar Dispenser Apothecary 11 Cool
Antique Drug Store Bulbous Glass Candy Jar Dispenser Apothecary 11 Cool
$128.88
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
$59.99
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Vintage Pyrex Apothecary Laboratory Jar Bottle
$49.99
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5 Glass Apothecary JarsReagent Bottles60 to 1000mL
$36.95
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4 Reagent Bottles 500mL 16oz Glass Apothecary Jars
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Wheaton Scientific Apothecary Lab Glass Chemical Jar 4
Wheaton Scientific Apothecary Lab Glass Chemical Jar 4
$29.99
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Wheaton Scientific Apothecary Lab Glass Chemical Jar 5
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Lot of 6 Assorted Sizes of Wheaton Pyrex Apothecary Jars Chemistry Glass Lab
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6 Reagent Bottles 60ml Apothecary Jar Chemical Storage
$32.95
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Pk 4125ml 4 oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jar
$24.99
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4 Glass Apothecary JarsReagent Bottles60 125 250 500
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Set of 4 250ml Glass Reagent Bottle Apothecary Jar Bottles
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4 1000mL 34oz Glass Reagent Bottles Apothecary Jars
$42.99
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Lot of 4 4L Glass Jars Bottles Apothecary 4000ml 4000 ml Liter
$29.99
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VTG Glass Lab Specimen Display Bottle Apothecary Jar Screw Lid 12 JL Co
$39.99
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Vintage Square Apothecary Jar Bottle w Ground Stopper Lid Labware E1370
$34.00
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Tall Heavy Apothecary Jar Specimen Bottles Excellent Air tightness Brand New
$47.00
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Vintage Square Apothecary 7 Bottle Jar w Ground Glass Stopper Lid E027
$38.00
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Vintage Antique Amber Square Apothecary Glass Bottle Jar E143 Brown Jar
$28.00
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REAGENT JARS APOTHECARY BOTTLES JAR BOTTLE 5 SIZES
$33.20
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APOTHECARY JAR WITH PILL CRUSHER MUST SEE 4 OUNCE SIZE
APOTHECARY JAR WITH PILL CRUSHER MUST SEE 4 OUNCE SIZE
$25.00
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Large old glass apothecary jar 11 tall vintage science medical glassware 3014
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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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