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LeighAcord
LeighAcord 9 years ago

Wow, I did not know the plants were dyed..... Glad I didn't buy one!

cormoros75
cormoros75 9 years ago

Both comments above are totally true.... Also they will not bloom that color again. Not a sound business practice....

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Yep, I think they inject the dye into the flower stem. Just saw an Anthurium given the same treatment and there are Dendrobium orchid hybrids which look like the whole plant is almost dripping with the stuff. Me, I reckon... http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mpx-SWWbBJc/Tg...

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Beautiful blue, though I believe the commercially available blue orchids are actually dyed that color!

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Spotted on Dec 11, 2011
Submitted on Jan 27, 2012

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