I love orchids, along with calla lilies they are my favorite flowers.
Last summer I purchased three discounted orchids from the grocery store. Although they had a few blooms, they looked unhealthy. After searching online, I read that orchids were fairly easy to care for. Unfortunately for me 2 of the 3 didn't last through fall. I was able to keep one healthy and finally after a year of patience and plenty of sunlight my orchid produced another bloom! Whoo-hoo!
*Update- as of 12-31-2010, the bloom is still intact. It's looking a little wilted so I expect the flower to fall off very soon!
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