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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A Rare Orchid Oddity

Just one picture here, but it's very special! This is a pink Lady's Slipper. Yes, it is! But it's albino. How cool is that? First one I've ever seen, although I've found pictures of a few on line.

albino pink lady's slipper

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VanillaSeven said...

Oh! How rare and lovely! Where you found it sharkie?

RNSANE said...

This is a precious, dainty treasure. Lucky you to have seen it!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

What a fantastic capture, Shark. I've not seen one either so this is very special.

Ann said...

What an awesome find. I had no idea that there were albino plants.

spinninglovelydays said...

That's so cool. I wouldn't have recognized it as a lady's slipper (not that I know my flowers anyway, lol)

Lin said...

Oh, cool! I think that is a lucky sign, isn't it?? :)

Duxbury Ramblers said...

Lovely orchid - I bet you came across it looking for something else, that's how I usually find my rare ones :)

Ratty said...

I'm glad you found something this scarce. Running across a surprise like this is always great.

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