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Red accents
04-FEB-2017

Red accents

Well, we went back yet again to the exhibit titled “orchids: A MOMENT” at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden as I can’t seem to get enough of these beautiful orchids on display. We were talking to a guard who said this has to be one of the greatest collections of orchids we’ll ever see in Washington and that it’s constantly changing because they replace the displays every two days. I think that’s probably staggered since we recognized some orchids from last weekend, but there were new ones, too. I guess this gallery will continue for a while longer ;-).

Electric, posted earlier:


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Nora van Beek10-Feb-2017 13:47
Very attractive color combination. I like the flower shape as well. Excellent, sharp and detailed capture! V
victorswan09-Feb-2017 14:54
Wow the orchid show is fascinating especially with the changing every few days,,and you make good use of it and spoiled us with beautiful images Thank you Helen BV
The Heritage man09-Feb-2017 14:19
A great looking species
marie-jose wolff09-Feb-2017 09:53
red and yellow, very nice color combination! C
carabias09-Feb-2017 09:52
Very pretty! V
joseantonio09-Feb-2017 05:03
Changing the displays every two days you have many chances to enjoy it.V.
Tom Munson09-Feb-2017 04:05
Really beautiful that splash of re.
Gill Kopy09-Feb-2017 01:46
Astounding delicate formation of a bloom - love these colours V
larose forest photos09-Feb-2017 00:50
THe bold red really stands out in this gorgeous shot. V
globalgadabout09-Feb-2017 00:14
wine red too, which enlivens the pale green..
Jim Coffman08-Feb-2017 23:29
Love these colors together!! Very pretty!
William Barletta08-Feb-2017 23:12
Given the other chaos in DC, the orchid show is definitely the best show in town ~V~