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Well, I couldn’t resist and in fact did go back yet again to the “orchids: A MOMENT” exhibit at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. It’s a good thing I did – there were some very exotic new orchids on display. Something I learned was that the Smithsonian Garden has some 8,500 orchids, although I don’t think they’ll all be exhibited here (or this gallery will never end ;-)).

This is one of the last from my previous visit.

Delicately colored, posted earlier:

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Pierre24-Mar-2017 20:14
Un splendide gros plan de cette très jolie orchidée, une image remplie de beaux détails! V
Ton T.20-Feb-2017 19:48
Great DOF! V
Pieter Bos19-Feb-2017 08:38
I didn't know that there are so many orchid variations... This is another beauty, Helen. ~V
Gill Kopy19-Feb-2017 01:45
You can really see why this one is called a "Lady Slipper". Lovely !