It’s that time of the year when I miss the beautiful blooms of my garden. I have indoor terrariums and hyacinths bulbs but I want more! I actually ran to the grocery store today to pick up a hyacinth bulb for my office. I bought a bromeliad too because I find them terrible alien-like and amusing. They’re also quite beautiful. Beside them were grocery-store orchids. I’ve always liked orchids and have
even gone to the state orchid show a few times. They’re usually white or light purple. Some of the more unique ones even have speckles but I don’t think I’ve ever seen one as stunning as the one I purchased today. Inside it’s a dark purple; in the sun, it’s more deep wine. Phalaenopsis orchids, also known as moth orchids or what I call grocery-store orchids are one of the easiest types of orchid to grow, and are often referred to as the beginner’s orchid. Considering I’m a beginning, this works for me. I read up on them and it appears that their blooms only remain for a few months and then they fall off. These orchids only bloom once a year. This beauty is going to live in my bathroom where hopefully my fella’s Pouncey Paws, as I call her, won’t attempt to eat it.