In the world of botanicals, orchids are often thought of as Mother Nature’s masterpiece. These beautiful and unusual flowers are the largest and most diverse of the flowering plant families. At Lucy’s Flowers, owner Lucy celebrates orchids in all their infinite varieties and takes pride in sourcing, collecting and growing them for the enjoyment of others.
Think you know all about orchids? Here are some facts that may surprise you:
- There are over 25,000 species of orchid.
- There are over 100,000 hybrids and cultivars produced by horticulturalists worldwide.
- Orchids are found on every continent with the exception of Antarctica.
- They are most prevalent in Asia, South America and Central America.
- The size, shape and texture of orchid leaves depend on where they’re from.
- Scientists found fossilized orchid pollen on the back of a bee.
- Vanilla is a species of orchid.
- Orchid flowers can sometimes resemble human faces!
Lucy’s Flowers invites you to discover all of the beauty orchids can bring to your life. Our goal is to provide you with a range of species and hybrids — both old favorites and exciting new introductions. Find out more by contacting us today.