The orchids featured in our story “Wall of Orchids” are found at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. The image that opened the story include 18 different hybrid orchids. Below you’ll find the names of all 18, just in case you were wondering!

Orchids from Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont

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1- Blc. Goldzelle x Pot. Little Toshie
(This is a miniature cattleya, the “Blc.” Is short for Brassolaeliocattleya and the “pot. Is short for Potinara)

2- Hawkinsara Sogo Doll ‘Little Angel’

3- Miniature Cattleya hybrid

4- Minature Cattleya hybrid

5- Dendrobium species

6- Standard Cattleya hybrid

7- Oncidium intergeneric hybrid

8- Standard Cattleya hybrid

9–Sophronitis cernua
(an orchid species native to Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay and other areas of south America)

10- Degarmoara Winter Wonderland ‘White Fairy’

11- Strelitzia reginae
(also known as The Birds of Paradise plant)

12- Oncidium intergeneric hybrid

13- Psychopsis orchid or known as the butterfly orchid

14- Oncidium intergeneric hybrid

15- Degarmoara Winter Wonderland ‘White Fairy’

16- Dendrobium Hybrid

17- Cymbidium Hybrid

18- Dendrobium hybrid

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